The week: Varna’s promise, Sofia’s divide, WCC's suspicious Brussels move, BG Football's dictator moment
K insights newsletter: 10.11
The average debt-to-asset ratio remains near 50%, narrowing slightly
The (very) strange Bulgarian housing market, a not so strange election and a bag of coke
One EU instrument which actually works, Wars bring the Balkans closer, The 6 centers of Bulgaria
Joining the Eurozone and Schengen becomes even more important for the country to benefit from expected EU reforms
Judicial reform via the basic law has been one of the six priorities of the ruling majority - see where it is heading
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
Following an 11-hour session, Parliament approved various new expenditures, focusing on salary hikes.
WCC-DB successfully involved their non-coalition partners from GERB and MRF in their bid to mend the judiciary, but the process has barely started - and can be torpedoed at any point
Angela Rodel: "The past can become dangerous when it becomes collectivized, shallow and sold back as propaganda"
The translator of the award-winning novel by Georgi Gospodinov talks linguistics, the dangers lurking in the collective past and how Bulgaria has changed in the past 20 years
K Insights newsletter 16/06
After ignoring much more serious allegations for two years, the SJC hastily dismissed Geshev on Monday evening over the term "political trash"
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 few Brussels sprouts, Election after April Fool’s Day, Malkovich’s (costly) sell-out show
Brussels wants to know who's investing, Fool's day elections, waiting for John Malkovich