Bulgaria: Police detain ex-Prime Minister Boyko Borissov
19 March 2022 | 2:01 pm
Former Bulgarian prime minister Boyko Borissov has been detained on suspicion of misusing EU funds. Police made several arrests after investigations into 120 cases of fraud relating to EU aid.
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