The governments of Boyko Borissov promised reform, but instead created an apparatus for extortion and clientelism
"Thugs – out" and "Mafia" have become the signature chants of this summer’s anti-governmental protests. There are deeply rooted reasons for this.
Investors find safe-haven in REITs
A large-scale Bulgarian business with international reach comes under unexpected attack from the prosecution
The country will continue implementing reforms in the judiciary and in the fight against organized crime and corruption, according to the ECB
The attack on gambling tycoon Vasil Bozhkov is yet another example of how politics and business in Bulgaria are intertwined
Bulgaria, unfortunately, has built an image of a country deeply affected by organized crime
The new Bulgarian Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev moved into first gear from the outset, picking fights with oligarchs, rural criminals and even the president himself. Is he aiming at something bigger than just crime busting?
For the first time, the yearly Gepard ranking of most dynamic small and midsize enterprises in Bulgaria by Capital comprises more than 2200 companies. They have increased their revenues by more than 30% in 2018.
The economy has grown, industry is turning towards higher technology, but reforms have stagnated, hindering the country’s potential
While international media reacted with surprise to the ugly hate gestures from a group of Bulgarian ultras during an October football game against England, it missed the key local context
The European Commission decided that 13 years of tutoring without progress are enough
Bulgaria may face fresh obstacles on its path towards the Eurozone and the Banking Union
Desislava Ivancheva, the ex-mayor of Sofia’s Mladost district, received the heaviest graft sentence in recent Bulgarian history but the authorities’ handling of the case stirred public outrage and sympathy for her.