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The week: Finally, some money for the cities

The week: Finally, some money for the cities

Money for the regions, Mud for political enemies, Solar for our neighbors


A customs boss, a police chief and a "very expensive" watch: the first strike of the new anti-corruption agency

A customs boss, a police chief and a "very expensive" watch: the first strike of the new anti-corruption agency

Two strange stories from last week converge into one


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



The week: Beware the Greeks

The week: Beware the Greeks

Bulgaria and the Greek energy miracle, UK nukes and US nuclear power, Bansko's future


The week: Brace, the rotation is coming

The week: Brace, the rotation is coming

The Suddenly-important Ministry, More Russian spies pop up, and Meta buys a company




Local elections, round 2: Terziev in knife edge Sofia victory, GERB’s regional hegemony cracks

Local elections, round 2: Terziev in knife edge Sofia victory, GERB’s regional hegemony cracks

Record-low turnout, a very colorful picture across the country and a vengeful Borissov


Bulgaria is still a captured state. The machine voting debacle proved it

Bulgaria is still a captured state. The machine voting debacle proved it

The last-minute alteration of the voting rules showed that Bulgaria remains governed by a corrupt Mafia


Local elections, round 1: GERB loses Sofia, keeps Burgas and draws in Plovdiv and Varna

Local elections, round 1: GERB loses Sofia, keeps Burgas and draws in Plovdiv and Varna

The ballot was marred by a fabricated scandal that eliminated machine voting




The week: It’s GERB’s election to lose. Again.

The week: It’s GERB’s election to lose. Again.

Who’s going to run the cities, is there a Recovery Plan at all, what is a Russian-born oligarch doing in Plovdiv



The founder of the largest Bulgarian insurer has been shot in Sofia

The founder of the largest Bulgarian insurer has been shot in Sofia

Alexey Petrov - founder of Lev Ins, which insured the reconstruction of Camp Nou, was a visible remnant of the 90s and a key figure in business and politics


The week: Bulgarian politics in meltdown, corruption scandals revived and budget troubles

The week: Bulgarian politics in meltdown, corruption scandals revived and budget troubles

The unenviable task of trying to explain all this