Elections 2021, volume 2: Is volume 3 on the menu after a dull campaign?
As opposition parties left campaigning to the caretaker government and GERB regrouped behind Borissov, the next parliament will likely suffer from the same fragmentation as before
The rise of the showman
Who is Slavi Trifonov, the new kingmaker in Bulgarian politics, and what does his rise portend?
Elections in Bulgaria - who is who
These are the people and parties to watch at the upcoming 4 April Parliamentary vote
Setting the scene for 2021: what to expect in the political field
Socialist opposition tries to sharpen its teeth, but the surge of smaller parties is promising a fractured parliament
Bulgaria gliding on the waves of the economic cycle
The local economy continues to move in sync with European trends, while opportunities for reforms slowly dwindle
A Glitch on Bulgaria’s Euro Path
Prime Minister Boyko Borissov unexpectedly "freezes" Bulgaria's advance into the euro area despite positive signals from Brussels
State companies invest in order to give more money to Ahmed Dogan
Parliament endorses unlimited donations to political parties from individuals and businesses
Macedonia's new name could teach Bulgaria a thing or two
Sofia is unhappy that its role in the untying of the Macedonian-Greek Gordian knot has been ignored
Brexit: What if there is no deal?
Although highly unlikely, the risk of UK’s departure from the EU without a formal agreement is still looming
What does Bulgaria want from Russia?
Sofia frequently gets humiliated by Kremlin, because it can't formulate its strategic interests
The Mayor with Luminescent Hands
Desislava Ivancheva rose to fame as an anti-status quo mayor of a Sofia district and fell in the first publicity stunt of the newest institution supposed to fight high-level graft in Bulgaria
Bulgaria’s Political "Apprentice"
Patriotic pop-folk singer, TV host and majoritarian electoral system supporter Slavi Trifonov is moving closer to making the first political reality format in Bulgaria
Bulgaria: Unfit for Brexit
Sofia is set to be a bystander in the process of the UK leaving the EU, although it will be in its epicenter during its presidency of the bloc
Resistance is (almost) futile
There is little hope for a meaningful opposition in the 44th Bulgarian parliament
Right-wing parties’ half-life
The progressive, anti-corruption parties have not learned their lesson from the elections
The words you need to know this month
Sorosoids vs. Rubladzhii. Brown media. StaLbilnost (StaLbility)
The politics of justice
Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov uses his unchecked powers to harass politicians, while Bulgarians still wait to see the first successful anti-corruption investigation against a politician
Slavi Trifonov: How to run the country from the TV screen
A famous TV host wants to change the electoral system in an attempt to root out the existing political class. Majoritarianism will most probably solidify it
Is ex-PM Borissov trying to lose the elections?
The two-time PM may try to repeat the 2013-2014 feat, expecting BSP to fail again