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The week: Rumors of Bulgarian extinction are greatly exaggerated

The week: Rumors of Bulgarian extinction are greatly exaggerated

For once, good demographic news; gambling ban - better late than never and a big mining investment



Who is who in the Glavchev cabinet and what comes next

Who is who in the Glavchev cabinet and what comes next

The caretaker gov’t is dominated by GERB and MRF cadres, which are bound to restore the status quo


The week: Entering the euro - what's love got to do with it

The week: Entering the euro - what's love got to do with it

Trust and the Euro, How to make money disappear, Customs in disarray


How GERB built Putin a pipeline, part 2: the laundering road of 3 billion leva through an Arab company

How GERB built Putin a pipeline, part 2: the laundering road of 3 billion leva through an Arab company

Turkstream used offshore companies and the financial capacity of Gazprombank


The week: No country for the old

The week: No country for the old

The young have made it through, The rotation is now a centrifuge, Bulgarian football goes for old


How GERB built Putin a pipeline, part I: the Roadmap to circumvent the law (and Ukraine)

How GERB built Putin a pipeline, part I: the Roadmap to circumvent the law (and Ukraine)

A new data leak exposes how the Borissov-3 gov’t facilitated the construction of the TurkStream pipeline across Bulgaria against the country’s own interests and EU procurement rules


Energy Summit 2024 will discuss the future of Bulgaria and the region

Energy Summit 2024 will discuss the future of Bulgaria and the region

The conference will bring many speakers from Europe and the energy business



Bulgaria-Serbia gas interconnection is ready to go. Why is it important?

Bulgaria-Serbia gas interconnection is ready to go. Why is it important?

The 10 year project is finally coming to an end and it can help only Bulgaria, but the whole region


Gas tax for Schengen freedom? A last-ditch attempt to break the Austrian deadlock

Gas tax for Schengen freedom? A last-ditch attempt to break the Austrian deadlock

The leaders of the parliamentary majority drop the controversial fee in exchange for last-minute entry into the free travel zone, but full membership is unlikely




Top earners of 2022

Top earners of 2022

Metals, chemicals, energy, weapons and a bit of gambling business: an unsurprising mix during a year marked by Russia's war on Ukraine


Winter is coming: Bulgaria levies 10 euro per MWh tax on Russian gas transport and transit in Europe

Winter is coming: Bulgaria levies 10 euro per MWh tax on Russian gas transport and transit in Europe

Bulgaria adopts tariff on Russian gas that might see the price of Russian gas supplies soaring throughout Europe


The week: The day of the Second Payment has arrived

The week: The day of the Second Payment has arrived

One EU instrument which actually works, Wars bring the Balkans closer, The 6 centers of Bulgaria


Leaks: How Bulgarian gas mafia and Boyko Borissov made a deal with Putin for Turkstream

Leaks: How Bulgarian gas mafia and Boyko Borissov made a deal with Putin for Turkstream

The documents depict secret arrangements violating public procurement procedures and obeying Russian corporate interests


What’s next for Bulgaria’s coal power plans?

What’s next for Bulgaria’s coal power plans?

The government is preparing a final recovery plan proposal and is now planning to close 800 MW of coal-fired capacity and limit the capacity of Maritsa East TPPS by 30%


The week: Ursula to the rescue, charging stations are coming, Schengen and other pipe dreams

The week: Ursula to the rescue, charging stations are coming, Schengen and other pipe dreams

The dangers of indecision