The thinker, writer and ex-Greek finance minister talks to K Insights on the EU and why the Recovery and Resilience package was a mistake
Bulgaria’s veto on its neighbor’s accession talks with the EU stems from broken promises on Macedonia’s side but an outcome favorable to both countries is still possible
Hodi pesha, Diktaturka and Arbeit, Arbeit, Arbeit
Despite the pandemic, Bulgaria went on a military spending spree in 2020 – and pledges to continue
Bulgaria’s attempt to thwart N. Macedonia’s EU accession bid ruins four years of diplomatic efforts and may lead to Sofia’s isolation in Brussels
Sofia hopes to make a breakthrough on the country’s membership in the Schengen area and Eurozone. It also hopes to change its image as an underachiever.
Bulgaria’s main ruling party may seem monolithic, but a series of scandals revealcracks in its foundations
The rumours of Turkish businessmen fleeing to Bulgaria are overblown
Bulgaria’s diplomatic offensive in its neighboring countries is driven by its upcoming EU presidency. It is yet to be seen whether there is anything more beyond the photo ops.
The new government will reaffirm Bulgaria's euroatlantic orientation to balance the increased power of the nationalist parties
How Bulgaria missed a fairly good chance for a Bulgarian to head the UN