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 board is set, the pieces are moving: will there be a cabinet?
Borissov seems to be dictating the pace of the negotiations, WCC is trying to outmaneuver him, but might end up playing into his hands
The week: Are parties going to agree on anything, the Azeri gas gambit and BNB cools down crediting
Coalition with GERB? Don’t look at what he says, look at what they do
The week: Borissov is back, The Yellow brick road of sorrow and the electoral queen from Varna
K Insights newsletter 07/04
Parties gear up for another inconclusive vote
The main factions have saved their energy and funds on campaigning in anticipation of the cornerstone autumn municipal vote
Fuel exports to Ukraine: neither secret, nor through Lukoil
Bulgaria sold a record volume of fuels to Ukraine in 2022
The week: No, Bulgaria is not bankrupt - just dangerously populist
Money, guns and bloody populism (+ a really good book)
No Euro in 2024: Why did Bulgaria give up trying to join the eurozone next year?
Parliament’s failure to adopt 4 key pieces of legislation, a purposeful abstention from the amendment of the Insurance code and high inflation will delay currency union entry
Prosecution launches an attack against a political party because of Gazprom deliveries
The indictments of ex-Energy Minister Alexander Nikolov and two of his associates for mismanagement of the gas crisis of April 2022 lie on shaky grounds
The week: A tragedy worth uniting for, Plovdiv mayor announces independence and the US ambassador leaves
The better angels of our nature
Bulgaria: the election season is far from over
More parties and new coalitions promise to enter the next contest, which looks set for 2 April