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NY Times: Bulgaria Has to Learn How to Balance Trump and Putin

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NY Times: Bulgaria Has to Learn How to Balance Trump and Putin

With one foot in the West and the other in the East, Bulgaria has long engaged in a delicate balancing act. But now the country, and its new president, Rumen Radev, will have to learn how to balance Donald J. Trump and an increasingly energized Vladimir V. Putin, ricky Lyman writes for The New York Times.


With one foot in the West and the other in the East, Bulgaria has long engaged in a delicate balancing act. But now the country, and its new president, Rumen Radev, will have to learn how to balance Donald J. Trump and an increasingly energized Vladimir V. Putin.


But Bulgaria has also known so many betrayals and occupations that this sudden lurch has inspired as much worry as elation, including fears that Mr. Trump and Mr. Putin will forge a bargain between themselves that serves their two nations but carves up the region into spheres of influence, just as the major powers did at the end of World War II.


for the full length original article please go to: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/04/world/europe/bulgaria-trump-russia-putin.html?_r=0



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