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The Russians are here! (again), The Macedonians are not, and (almost) everyone leaves Burgas

The Russians are here! (again), The Macedonians are not, and (almost) everyone leaves Burgas

The silent cyber-war, flights & fights with a neighbor, go easy with the Energy regulator


The abandoned roads of Bulgaria

The abandoned roads of Bulgaria

The Struma tragedy is unique in scale, but follows years of negligence and poor oversight


Sofia: big potential, lack of political energy

Sofia: big potential, lack of political energy

Excluding the subway and the garbage plant, substantive improvements have been lacking, even though the city has received 3 billion euro from the EU


Bulgaria’s Metrilo sells business to France’s Sendinblue

Bulgaria’s Metrilo sells business to France’s Sendinblue

The customer analytics and intelligent marketing company is valued at some 2.6 mln euro





A bitter-sweet victory, growth slows, how much does a supercomputer cost

A bitter-sweet victory, growth slows, how much does a supercomputer cost

The new wave is here, a Presidential battle looms, air traffic is up


Transport companies Top 20: coronavirus weighs heavily

Transport companies Top 20: coronavirus weighs heavily

Transport is among the top 3 sectors of Bulgaria’s economy affected by Covid-19, with the aviation sector suffering the most


Bulgaria Explained: Why are there so many car accidents in northwestern Bulgaria?

Bulgaria Explained: Why are there so many car accidents in northwestern Bulgaria?

Еvery Tuesday we look at the Eurostat regional yearbook statistics and explain some curious data on Bulgaria


How a British writer ended up helping animals in Sliven

How a British writer ended up helping animals in Sliven

Lucy Irvine’s year on a desert island once featured in a hit movie - now her LIFE organization fights for animal welfare.


The Black Wednesday: Integrated Public Transport "Through The Looking Glass"

The Black Wednesday: Integrated Public Transport "Through The Looking Glass"

A 57-million euro project for better urban transport infrastructure that was due for completion in 2016, but still isn’t fully operational to this day


The week: Is Bulgaria the limp pig of EU regulation, coal is (still) here, minimum wage surpasses Montenegro

The week: Is Bulgaria the limp pig of EU regulation, coal is (still) here, minimum wage surpasses Montenegro

Also: New Parliament is up, as well as the new 12 bn. Leva Plan


The Black Wednesday: Taking its Toll

The Black Wednesday: Taking its Toll

The first of a series of publications about the corruption that has plagued Bulgaria. How the state allowed gaps in the Road Toll system that cost taxpayers millions



The new owners of Sofia Airport: We have a 100 days plan to change the service

The new owners of Sofia Airport: We have a 100 days plan to change the service

Meridiam fund talks about the fees, the low-cost plans and what will happen with the airport in 10 years time


Gifts to The Wolf from Borissov’s third cabinet

Gifts to The Wolf from Borissov’s third cabinet

A concessionaire gets an allowance instead of a penalty, a hotel is speedily being constructed with no documents, and a firm with 150 mln levs in debt is sold for 100 levs


How to spend secretly 100 million euro in Sofia; a breath of fresh air in the Parliament; exports are back on track

How to spend secretly 100 million euro in Sofia; a breath of fresh air in the Parliament; exports are back on track

KInsights 17/04: A Russian billionaire in Sofia, a feisty old lady in the Parliament and the 6 billion euro everyone is talking about


The courier drone

The courier drone

Bulgarian startup Dronamics has begun building its network of partner airports for drone deliveries