Kit Gillet is a freelance journalist currently based in Bucharest. His work appears regularly in the international press, for publications including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Economist, Monocle, The Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal and CNN.

Pro-Russia Candidate Appears Likely to Win Bulgarian Presidency

Elections in Bulgaria and Moldova point to a resurgence of Pro-Russian political leaders

Refugee crisis locks Bulgaria and Romania out of Schengen zone

Romania seems to have abandoned its immediate plans to join the Schengen zone, after asking for the issue to be removed from the agenda of an upcoming session of the European Council for Justice and Home Affairs.

Passing through? Life in Bulgaria’s refugee camps

On the outskirts of Sofia, the Bulgarian capital, the refugee centre of Ovcha Kupel houses over 700 foreign nationals, most of them individuals or families fleeing the turmoil in Syria and Afghanistan.

Trapped on the edges of Europe

For Syrian refugees fleeing to Europe, Bulgaria isn’t enough. Many of those stuck in the EU’s poorest country are desperate to get out.

Back to the polls in Bulgaria

Bulgarians gets ready to bring in their fifth government in just 18 turbulent and protest-filled months

Bulgaria’s safety shakeup

Bulgaria is busy constructing an earthquake simulator in its capital, where residents will be able to learn how to react in the event of a major earthquake

How Bulgaria fell victim to the tug of war over Ukraine

Under pressure from the West, Bulgaria halted construction of the Russia-backed South Stream gas pipeline – which played a role in the Bulgarian president's decision this weekend to dissolve the government.

Bulgaria struggles to help Syrian refugees who escape war

Thousands of Syrian refugees, fleeing the war back home,
Bulgarian students lead wave of protest

Bulgarian students lead wave of protest

Young people occupying institutions all over the country amid growing anger over corruption and unemployment
In Bulgaria, protesters’ constant cry hopes to unseat unpopular government

In Bulgaria, protesters’ constant cry hopes to unseat unpopular government

For 75 days, the streets of the Bulgarian capital have filled with hundreds, thousands and sometimes tens of thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of their government