Bulgaria’s expats pushing for reforms as country votes
20 November 2021 | 2:19 pm
As Bulgaria heads to the polls on November 14, foreign-educated nationals who have returned are trying to drive badly needed reforms and tackle the country’s dominant problem — corruption.
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