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
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: Some lessons from Romania, handshakes in Parliament, and a call to people who love cities
K Insights newsletter: 21/04
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
New government, new Covid plan, but would it work?
With a huge new wave of infections sweeping through the country, the Petkov cabinet announces alternative regional lockdown measures
The week: Capital goes to Plovdiv; welcome to the four-party state, the nuclear saviour
K Insights 03/12: top positions still veiled in secrecy, first snow causes no go-slow (surprise)
Bulgaria enters new Covid wave with no restrictions, few vaccinations and rising deaths
The caretaker government is reluctant to implement its own anti-pandemic plan, fearing a backlash from business and the public