Blacklisted in Russia – my story and reflections

Ilian Vassilev, a two-term Bulgarian ambassador to Moscow and one of the most astute observers of Russia in the European Union, has just been blacklisted by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His only fault is that he knows Russia well and is not afraid to speak out in defense of the interests of his country and European values beyond that. Below is his reaction in his blog.

 

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