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    Posted February 19, 2013 by
    Varna, Bulgaria
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    17.02.2013 Consecutive day of protest


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     siGmaManolov and his girlfriend Veronica Popova captured these images on February 17 of the on-going protests in Varna, Bulgaria. People have been protesting in cities all over the country since early last week. He says the protests began as a result of the high electricity bills Bulgarian citizens received for December and January. Though many people were away for holidays, they still received bills upward of 280 levs (Bulgarian currency). He says one-third of the bill is actual electricity usage and two-thirds of it were various taxes and fees. He says the people "have woken up," and they want to be heard. "The protest isn't just about the price of electricity anymore, it's a protest for the right to be citizens in our own country," he says.
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    More than 30-50 thousand people only in Varna city, shows that citizens don't sleep.
    More than 200-500 thousand people of all cities shows of the government that they stop to believe of his lies. All national media don't say the truth and dissembling the real scale of the protest. Please show of the world , of our citizens, that in Bulgaria people wake up, and wish new standard of life and new standard of Policy. Revolution is knocking at the door. Protest every day.

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