Reinventing Europe: Bulgaria and the anxieties of incomplete membership

From our Reinvention of Europe series of National papers

As part of ECFR’s Reinvention of Europe project we are publishing a series of papers examining the dynamics of the debates within several EU member states. Click here for papers on the NetherlandsItalyPoland and the Czech Republic.

In this paper focusing on Bulgaria, Daniel Smilov looks at the country's enthusiasm for Europe is tinged with anxieties over its as-yet incomplete membership of the European Union.

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