The rise and fall of Liviu Dragnea


Liviu Dragnea (photo: Flickr, Social Democratic Party, CC BY 2.0)

Two conflicting demonisations had been taking place în the last two years and a half în Romania – one against the justice and the other – against the jailed leader of the Social Democratic Party

Vladimir Mitev

This article was published on 4 June 2019 on the site of the Bulgarian newspaper ”Word”. It is published here in its complete form. 

Romanian politics is more dynamic than the Bulgarian one and often manages to mobilise public action. While the last ten years pass in Bulgaria under the aegis of the so-called “stability”, at the northern neighbours there are constantly turning points in political life. Such a turning point were also the European elections on 26 May 2019.

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