The week: The 14 billion-bet, the game the President plays, new telecoms are on their way
K insights newsletter on 24/03
What happened to Bulgaria’s largest builder?
Veliko Zhelev, the boss of infrastructure giant Hirdrostroy, was briefly arrested last week for harassing an employee. Is there more to this story than meets the eye?
The week: Goodbye to the euro, see you again sometimes?
Is the euro coming at all, the Russian assets in Bulgaria are in for a freeze, trouble at the European prosecution
The week: The public shaming of Sofia continues, Record wage growth, A slap from across the Danube
K Insights Weekly Newsletter 17/02
The new Magnitsky sanctions for Bulgaria: Who has been named and why
The US continues its anti-corruption pressure in tandem with the UK, by adding two former ministers, two former MPs and an energy official to the list
The week: A tragedy worth uniting for, Plovdiv mayor announces independence and the US ambassador leaves
The better angels of our nature
Another parliament bites the dust. What did it accomplish?
The 48th National Assembly will be remembered for the laws it failed to pass rather than for any meaningful breakthroughs
The week: A few Brussels sprouts, Election after April Fool’s Day, Malkovich’s (costly) sell-out show
Brussels wants to know who's investing, Fool's day elections, waiting for John Malkovich
The Cult of Nexo
How the Bulgarian company convinced itself, its employees and its customers that all accusations against it were a conspiracy - or FUD
Nexo’s troubles, Bulgaria refuses to close coal plants, Lukoil returns
Prosecution goes after cryptobank, no chance of gov’t and coal to stay until 2038
The week: Weapons promises, foreign agents and budget in the red
Guns for Ukraine - it’s official, sort of; Still no government in sight, a nuclear reactor is shut off
The week: Catching-up with the neighbors and looking for a lost highway
The decisive month for Bulgaria, how we lost tens of millions on a highway, and whom did Stoichkov meet?
Pro-Kremlin hackers fire warning shots at Bulgarian institutions
A DDoS attack hit the websites of various state institutions over the weekend - and more could be on the way
Bulgaria in crisis: 5 risks caused by the political chaos
The post-election deadlock might consign the country to EU backwater status