Bulgaria: More Europe in Domestic Politics

  • Daniel SmilovEmail author


If the EU disintegrates or withdraws into a smaller western European core, Bulgaria and the Balkans will become a contested region between Turkey, Russia, and possibly even China. This will lead to instability and potential conflicts. Democracy in the Balkan countries would hardly survive, but it most probably would degenerate further into some form of semi- or open authoritarianism.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Liberal StrategiesSofiaBulgaria

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