The week: Bulgarian politics in meltdown, corruption scandals revived and budget troubles
The unenviable task of trying to explain all this
Laundering Borissov, purging the secret services, coordinating with embassies: What froze cabinet talks?
A leaked discussion of WCC’s National Council has jeopardized government negotiations with GERB
The week: A coalition is (still) born, a mobster is killed, and a Booker is won
K Insights newsletter 26/05
Last-minute rotation: GERB and WCC-DB agree on a government
It will be formed with the second mandate of Prime Minister Nikolay Denkov and will have Mariya Gabriel as his deputy. They will then swap positions after nine months.
The week: The captured state unravels, Mariya Gabriel gets a bad deal, while arms producers had a very good year
The country didn’t break. It was already broken
Geshev throws down gauntlet to Borissov after resignation call
PM-nominee Mariya Gabriel’s proposal to oust the Prosecutor General plunges the institution into civil war