Bulgaria faces the uphill task of having to find accommodation for 60,000 refugees currently in seaside hotels whose owners want to kick off their summer holiday season. Integrating them in society and in the labor market are now pressing priorities
The apocalypse dreaded by many after Gazprom stopped its supplies to Bulgaria did not materialize – on the contrary, it became clear that Sofia can reduce its dependence on Moscow gas
The week: No EU money and other risks for Bulgaria, No new head of BNB (for now), and a whole new fascist to worry about
K Insights 27/08: Bulgaria’s risky autumn, where do we invest and Sofia is great in tech
In 2019, Bulgarian authorities proposed to abolish the scheme granting citizenship in exchange for investment in the country. A year later, they’ve decided to expand it
The Black Sea mansions of Vladimir Putin and Ahmed Dogan reveal a lot about the systems they created
Even though the British strain reaches the country, malls and gyms open and the vaccination schedule lags far behind
Market manipulations are killing Bulgaria’s competitive advantage in energy
Bulgaria may face fresh obstacles on its path towards the Eurozone and the Banking Union
Even though three Bulgarians were considered for four of the five top positions in the EU institutions, in the end Sofia got a second-tier spot in the European Commission.
It is now clear that euro zone membership has improved the economic performance of new member states
The European Central Bank will be conducting an assessment of six lenders starting in November
Valeri Simeonov has proven himself as the most racy and controversial member of the third Borissov cabinet
Bulgaria’s presidency of the Council of the EU is likely to run well but corruption, ultra-nationalists and language used by PM Boyko Borissov could spoil it all.
Bulgaria’s main ruling party may seem monolithic, but a series of scandals revealcracks in its foundations