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
The week: The 14 billion-bet, the game the President plays, new telecoms are on their way
K insights newsletter on 24/03
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
The week: The public shaming of Sofia continues, Record wage growth, A slap from across the Danube
K Insights Weekly Newsletter 17/02
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
What’s to come: key developments to anticipate in Bulgaria this year
Dates and events to follow in 2023
Will Bulgaria break out of political deadlock in 2023?
With prospects for a coalition in the current parliament looking slim, the country is likely heading towards more inconclusive elections, lower turnout and diminishing public trust in the political process
The week: Some good vibes for Christmas; Lukoil suddenly is very cooperative; The curious case of Bulsatcom
Last K Insights newsletter for 2022
The week: To Qatar and back, brain surgeon fails to win minds, Schneider Electric is Factory of the Year
K Insights weekly overview
GERB wins vote, but unlikely to reign in another fractured Parliament
Seven parties crossed the 4% threshold in another inconsequential election with a low turnout
What’s cooking before the 2 October snap vote?
The new political season kicks off with smear campaigns, corruption allegations and president’s interference that would likely result in yet another fragmented parliament unable to support a government coalition
Radev’s cabinet: what’s the aim?
The Donev cabinet’s first moves seem designed to overturn the legacy of the reformist Petkov gov’t - but the reasons might be more prosaic than Russian meddling