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Ruse truck parking scheme: Taki’s shadow at the Bulgarian-Romanian border

Ruse truck parking scheme: Taki’s shadow at the Bulgarian-Romanian border

The private truck parking facility was launched by the municipality of Ruse and is linked to the same entities controlling the Kapitan Andreevo crossing at Bulgaria's border with Turkey


The week: Why we no longer need EU cash

The week: Why we no longer need EU cash

Who needs Europe's money? Or a Foreign Minister? Kozloduy gets US nuclear fuel


Diesel cars remain top choice in Bulgaria in 2023

Diesel cars remain top choice in Bulgaria in 2023

Passenger vehicles increased by almost 4% last year to 3 million units


The week: Finally, some money for the cities

The week: Finally, some money for the cities

Money for the regions, Mud for political enemies, Solar for our neighbors



Corruption Concerns: EU Probing 11 Mln Levs Discrepancy in Bulgarian Tunnel Project

Corruption Concerns: EU Probing 11 Mln Levs Discrepancy in Bulgarian Tunnel Project

A report to the State Agency for National Security has brought to light the funneling of 11 million levs to shell companies. The main contractor in the project, local construction company GP Group, said it’s not a subject of any ongoing investigation.


Who is who in the Glavchev cabinet and what comes next

Who is who in the Glavchev cabinet and what comes next

The caretaker gov’t is dominated by GERB and MRF cadres, which are bound to restore the status quo


A customs boss, a police chief and a "very expensive" watch: the first strike of the new anti-corruption agency

A customs boss, a police chief and a "very expensive" watch: the first strike of the new anti-corruption agency

Two strange stories from last week converge into one


The week: Entering the euro - what's love got to do with it

The week: Entering the euro - what's love got to do with it

Trust and the Euro, How to make money disappear, Customs in disarray





How GERB built Putin a pipeline, part I: the Roadmap to circumvent the law (and Ukraine)

How GERB built Putin a pipeline, part I: the Roadmap to circumvent the law (and Ukraine)

A new data leak exposes how the Borissov-3 gov’t facilitated the construction of the TurkStream pipeline across Bulgaria against the country’s own interests and EU procurement rules


The week: What a Big Mac can tell us about the future of Sofia

The week: What a Big Mac can tell us about the future of Sofia

Sofia gets really expensive, Peevski gets a post, and Real Estate keeps booming


Sofia expanding with two new residential and commercial areas opposite the Business Park

Sofia expanding with two new residential and commercial areas opposite the Business Park

Owners of restituted land situated in green spaces in existing neigbourhoods will be able to construct residential and office buildings in specially designated new zones



The rotation is coming: What’s next for the (non)coalition?

The rotation is coming: What’s next for the (non)coalition?

Despite shakeups, it appears that "the assemblage" of GERB and WCC-DB, backed by MRF, will soldier on after 6 March - with some slight recalibrations



The week: Beware the Greeks

The week: Beware the Greeks

Bulgaria and the Greek energy miracle, UK nukes and US nuclear power, Bansko's future