Since claiming in }anuary that its first year was a success, Prime Minister Zhan Videnov's Socialist government has been lurching from crisis to crisis, including a, falling lev and a severe grain shortage. Confidence in the cabinet and the prime minister has dropped sharply, even within the ranks of the ruling party.

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