Vesselin Stoyanov (Bulgaria) was born on the 13 April 1957 in Kazanlak, Bulgaria. He graduated from the University of Plovdiv and works as a correspondent for the national 24 Hours newspaper in his home town.
Voting for the European Parliament will be debased if Bulgarians turn it into a vote of confidence in the government or any specific individual. Instead, Bulgarians should focus on the debate about reforming the EU institutions, enlargement, security – and Bulgaria's now famous identity (crisis).
1. How many members of the European Parliament will Bulgaria have after the 7 June election?
Many foreign tourists arriving on charter flights to Bulgaria's southern Black Sea coast know this town better than the Bulgarians, for over the last few years it has become one of the largest – and most overbuilt – tourist destinations.