Bulgaria entered ww2 because of the treaty it had with Russia. Russia and Bulgaria were side by side and their treaty had not yet ended. as a result, Bulgaria was to some extent forced to join the war otherwise it would be under extreme threats from Russia With the HOPE that it could restore its lost territory during Balkan wars and WW1. And to avoid San stefano treaty and Berlin treaty (Bulgaria thought these treaties…
The Central Powers were : -Ottoman Empire -Austria- Hungary -Germany -Bulgaria (not mention in many textbooks) -Italy (1915) And the Allies were: -Great Britain -France -Russia (until 1917 had there own war in Russia) Italy (change to the Central in 1915) -United States( Enter the war in 1917) The war was the years of 1914-1918) :)
It was the alliance system that held Europe together and to keep war from breaking out. Unfortunately, if war did break out, there would be no stopping it from spreading it to those nations that are in an Alliance system. Austro Hungarian Empire declares war on Serbia Russia Mobilizes Germany declares war on Serbia Germany declares war on The Russian Empire Germany declares war on France Austro Hungarian Empire declares war on Russia Austro Hungarian…
i do not think so... the great powers from Western Europe had colonies (like France, England, Holland and so on).. i think a country must be a naval power and also to have a strong army to be able to have colonies, which Bulgaria was not. And the run for colonies started much earlier before Bulgaria was independent (1878) my opinion: Bulgaria did not have colonies
During World War I, France was allied with Great Britain, Italy, and Russia. Although Italy had a treaty with Germany it reneged and joined the Allies. The United States would also later enter the war on the side of the Allied Forces. The enemies of the Allied Forces were the Central powers of Germany, the Austrian-Hungary Empire, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria.
Bulgaria was a constitutional monarchy during most of World War II with Tsar Boris III ruling with a Prime Minister and a Parliament. Prime Minister Bogdan Filov controlled the country with the Tsar Boris. They declared Bulgaria to be a neutral nation. I have provided a link for you below if you want to read more about Bulgaria during the war.
There are 3 stages: 1. Government of Vasil Radoslavov aligned Bulgaria with the German Empire and Austria-Hungary 2. The King of Bulgaria decided to go with Germany and Austria and signed an alliance with them in September 1915, along with a special Bulgarian-Turkish arrangement 3. Bulgaria declared war on Serbia in October 1915 and engaged itself directly envolved in War
partly YES. Not only economic crisis in Bulgaria, but also economic crisis inside EU (Greece, Portugal, Ireland etc). Political agenda is much more important. Some major players in the EU is not keen for BG and RO to enter Schengen and Eurozone very soon. However its almost unavoidable to refuse Bulgaria to enter Schengen in 1912