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The week: Going nuclear (again)

The week: Going nuclear (again)

The new Bulgarian mega-dream, eurozone delayed, Nexo comes back with a vengeance



IT entrepreneur Vasil Terziev is the new Sofia mayor. What does he propose?

IT entrepreneur Vasil Terziev is the new Sofia mayor. What does he propose?

His program suggests reforms geared towards transformation of Sofia's governance and infrastructure


The week: Varna’s promise, Sofia’s divide, WCC's suspicious Brussels move, BG Football's dictator moment

The week: Varna’s promise, Sofia’s divide, WCC's suspicious Brussels move, BG Football's dictator moment

K insights newsletter: 10.11


KInsights’ local election guide: What to watch out for

KInsights’ local election guide: What to watch out for

The upcoming vote will be a test for established and rising parties alike, and might lead to redistribution of power at national level



The week: It’s GERB’s election to lose. Again.

The week: It’s GERB’s election to lose. Again.

Who’s going to run the cities, is there a Recovery Plan at all, what is a Russian-born oligarch doing in Plovdiv


100 days of the Denkov-Gabriel gov’t: what was (not) done?

100 days of the Denkov-Gabriel gov’t: what was (not) done?

Beyond its pro-Ukrainian tilt, the cabinet has so far only been noted for its appointment scandals, its dependency on MRF and the absence of promised key reforms




The founder of the largest Bulgarian insurer has been shot in Sofia

The founder of the largest Bulgarian insurer has been shot in Sofia

Alexey Petrov - founder of Lev Ins, which insured the reconstruction of Camp Nou, was a visible remnant of the 90s and a key figure in business and politics



To Euro or not to Euro: What is happening with the adoption of the common EU currency in Bulgaria

To Euro or not to Euro: What is happening with the adoption of the common EU currency in Bulgaria

All you need to know - from Vazrazhdane’s referendum to Assen Vassilev’s parallel currency idea


How Bulgaria’s pop stars started fighting the "gender" wars

How Bulgaria’s pop stars started fighting the "gender" wars

Although Bulgarian music often imitates Western trends, in recent times revered artists have tried to reconnect with their audiences by demonstrating mistrust in democracy and liberal values



The week: Ursula to the rescue, charging stations are coming, Schengen and other pipe dreams

The week: Ursula to the rescue, charging stations are coming, Schengen and other pipe dreams

The dangers of indecision


Despite hiccups, Bulgaria is poised to get its first "rotational cabinet"

Despite hiccups, Bulgaria is poised to get its first "rotational cabinet"

WCC-DB and GERB managed to broker a compromise after some limited concessions from the reformists


The week: Bulgarian politics in meltdown, corruption scandals revived and budget troubles

The week: Bulgarian politics in meltdown, corruption scandals revived and budget troubles

The unenviable task of trying to explain all this


Laundering Borissov, purging the secret services, coordinating with embassies: What froze cabinet talks?

Laundering Borissov, purging the secret services, coordinating with embassies: What froze cabinet talks?

A leaked discussion of WCC’s National Council has jeopardized government negotiations with GERB


The week: A coalition is (still) born, a mobster is killed, and a Booker is won

The week: A coalition is (still) born, a mobster is killed, and a Booker is won

K Insights newsletter 26/05