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Spy saga: Bulgaria’s "Cambridge Five" or just a smoke-mirror?

Spy saga: Bulgaria’s "Cambridge Five" or just a smoke-mirror?

The story of five members of the Bulgarian counterintelligence service have reached NATO, but it reveals more about the country’s unreformed institutions than Moscow’s spy efforts


Seven days that shook Bulgaria

Seven days that shook Bulgaria

How a rubber boat landing on a Burgas beach caused a chain of events that led to protests across Bulgaria


MRF Corporation

MRF Corporation

Launched as a party fighting for the political representation of Bulgaria’s ethnic Turks, the Movement for Rights and Freedoms has morphed into a quasi-business organization quietly pulling strings behind the scenes


Hijacking the Military Intelligence Service

Hijacking the Military Intelligence Service

Prosecutors change the chief of the most secretive and professional Bulgarian security service


The words you need to know this month

The words you need to know this month


The Venezuelan Connection

The Venezuelan Connection

Bulgaria’s national security agency has launched a probe into potential laundering of money from Venezuela via local private lender Investbank


Novichok shock

Novichok shock

Did Moscow test lethal substance in Sofia before Salisbury?


The words you need to know this month

The words you need to know this month

Genderi. Bistrishki Tigri. Korpulenten.


Bulgaria's media-industrial complex

Bulgaria's media-industrial complex

Bulgarian politicians helped create Delyan Peevski’s media empire, but now fall prey to its unrestrained influence and his demands


Five Years After

Five Years After

Bulgaria’s will to protest might seem exhausted in the years following the summer of 2013, but dissatisfaction with the country’s politics still simmers


FAST READS

FAST READS

Istanbul Convention, Nationalist split, ERM II postponed, Kelner bids for Telenor


Three risks to a smooth presidency

Three risks to a smooth presidency

Bulgaria’s presidency of the Council of the EU is likely to run well but corruption, ultra-nationalists and language used by PM Boyko Borissov could spoil it all.


The words you need to know this month

The words you need to know this month

"Umni i Krasivi". Mercury Retrograde. Tsatsaratura.