Yavor Siderov

is a journalist, political analyst and former academic who served as adviser to two former Deputy PMs of Bulgaria. He studied at Sydney, Berkeley and Oxford.


Poster in the colors of the Bulgarian flag

The end of an era

Bulgaria’s reformist government gets tough on corruption

Kiril Petkov’s reformist government in Bulgaria has just clocked in four months in power. Amidst low vaccination coverage, Russian influence, and an ongoing war on corruption, there are few reasons to celebrate, aside from the fact there is a government at all.