K Insights 22/10: grocery stores flourish while clothes shops go under
This summer’s elections come amidst a flurry of domestic revelations and international sanctions, but will likely reproduce the spring’s fractured parliament - the big question is if the scales may tip further towards change
These are the people and parties to watch at the upcoming 4 April Parliamentary vote
While his opponents predict the end of his political career, the Prime minister seems poised to win the April 4 Parliamentary elections
The EU faces a conundrum: either get tough on Boyko Borissov or accept his "Orban lite" model
An update to the list of transgressions of the powerful that remained buried in the news of protests and pandemics.
How long will the Prime Minister Boyko Borissov dodge resigning after three months of protests and what comes next?
The Bulgarian prime minister is facing a public storm, leaking of secrets and a rampant prosecution service. This promises turbulence ahead for him and the country.
While local election results seemed to prove that the ruling party has survived a series of scandals and debacles, signs are that control is slipping through Prime Minister Boyko Borissov’s fingers
Tsvetan Tsvetanov, the senior lieutenant of GERB leader Boyko Borissov and parliamentary whip, fell from grace in less than three months because of Apartmentgate
A series of real estate scandals involving senior politicians, predominantly from the ruling GERB party or with ties to it, triggered hitherto unseen public outrage and serial resignations. The more profound effects are still to be felt
Expectations that the May 2019 European Parliament elections would trigger a dramatic crisis of confidence in Bulgaria’s ruling GERB party following the real estate scandal did not materialize
The European Parliament elections this spring will be a grand rehearsal for the local elections in the autumn – and possibly a snap vote
KRIB has become a quasi-state structure under the chairmanship of Kiril Domuschiev