The Bulgarian presidential election season is underway, with first round voting scheduled for 23 October, 2011. If necessary, a run-off will be held 30 October.
In 1856, a band of armed rebels under the command of Captain "Grandpa" Nikola Filipovski mounted a short-lived rebellion against the Ottoman Turks.
The Saints Peter and Paul Monastery is one of 14 monasteries established around Veliko Tarnovo during the era of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom.
Bulgarians returned to the polls on Sunday, July 5, for parliamentary elections to the 41st Bulgarian National Assembly.
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