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
The week: A coalition is (still) born, a mobster is killed, and a Booker is won
K Insights newsletter 26/05
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: The captured state unravels, Mariya Gabriel gets a bad deal, while arms producers had a very good year
The country didn’t break. It was already broken
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
GERB narrowly wins Sunday vote, but cabinet still unlikely
The big winners of the vote are the Russophiles from Vazrazhdane, while for the reformist coalition the sum turns out to be less than its parts
The week: The worst-case post-election scenario, a sock company leaves, Bulgarian football rulers refuse to
K Insights newsletter 30/04
Bulgaria risks losing 7 bln euro of EU funding while trying to preserve coal
Bulgaria will renegotiate the energy section of its Recovery and Resilience Plan with the European Commission
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: 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