Critical analysis of the Russian-Bulgarian political relations based on Far Right Parties 2013-2018


  • Adnan Mestan PhD Student, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Sakarya University, Turkey



Bulgaria, Russia, Economic Sanctions, Political Relations, Far Right Parties, ATAKA


The main subject of this study is the political relations between Bulgaria and Russia, which are based on the extreme right party. In Europe, which has recently been the cradle of democracy, major political changes have begun to take place, and it has been observed that extreme right-wing parties have risen due to the economic crisis. At the same time, the rise of these far-right parties was evaluated as an opportunity by Russia to destabilize the European Union, and the fact that Russia was were already sanctioned by Europe for its bad relations with Ukraine. Since Bulgaria was a satellite of the Soviet Union, Russia has tried to establish a political relationship with that country through the far-right parties by activating its old relations. As a result, Russia has tended to stop the enlargement process of both NATO and the European Union in this way


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How to Cite

Mestan, A. (2022). Critical analysis of the Russian-Bulgarian political relations based on Far Right Parties 2013-2018. CenRaPS Journal of Social Sciences, 4(1), 143-158.