Sergey Stanishev

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Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev holds his thumbs up... News PhotoBulgaria,Election,Horizontal,Leadership,Political Rally,Politics,Sergey Stanishev,Socialist Party,Sofia,ThumbPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPBulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev holds his thumbs up during a pre-election rally in Sofia on May 9, 2013. Five Bulgarian opposition parties said on May 7 that they have commissioned a parallel independent count of votes in May 12 snap parliamentary election because of worries about irregularities. The parallel count was ordered by the opposition Socialists, the Turkish minority MRF party, the ultra-nationalists Ataka, the right-wing DSB and a new centre-right formation DMB of ex-EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva. AFP PHOTO / DIMITAR DILKOFF (Photo credit should read DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)