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Ruslan Trad

Syrian-Bulgarian. Founder of Forum for Arab Culture, Bulgaria. Freelancer, analyst, blogger; focus on MENA & Balkans. Co-founder of Global Voices in Bulgarian.

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Latest posts by Ruslan Trad

15 June 2012

Bulgaria: Protests Against Forest Act in Sofia

For two days, June 13 and 14, Bulgaria's capital Sofia was blocked due to the unsanctioned protests against the modification of the vague Forest Act. The third rally is scheduled...

26 May 2012

Bulgaria: President's Gift to Pope Provokes Questions

Bulgarian netizens are discussing their President's gift to the Pope: a gilded egg that seems "bigger than the President and the Pope combined." Ruslan Trad translates some of the jokes...

25 September 2011

Bulgaria: Clashes Between Roma and Ethnic Bulgarians in Katunitsa

Violent clashes in the Bulgarian village of Katunitsa broke out Friday night, following the death of a 19-year-old ethnic Bulgarian, who had been run over by a vehicle driven by...

20 May 2011

Bulgaria: Right-Wing Group and Muslims Clash in Sofia

Ruslan Trad reports on the violent clashes that erupted in Sofia during today's nationalist rally against a mosque's loudspeakers, between sympathizers of the nationalist Ataka party and local Muslims.

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