EPP’s selective vision of graft in Bulgaria, Deadly police corruption and some good business news
Valentin Zlatev, Ahmed Dogan and Hristo Kovachki - three of the obscure, but key faces of Bulgarian energy
Old faces, new falls from grace and a BMW you can buy cheap
After decades of dictating the natural gas imports in Bulgaria, the Russians are intent on entering the internal market and reshaping the sector
How Veliko Zhelev turned his Hidrostroy company into an empire
How to spend secretly 100 million euro in Sofia; a breath of fresh air in the Parliament; exports are back on track
KInsights 17/04: A Russian billionaire in Sofia, a feisty old lady in the Parliament and the 6 billion euro everyone is talking about
Beach concessions remain reserved territory for selected players - mainly people said to have been connected with mafia-style structures in the past and owners of big hotel chains
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.
Many Bulgarian towns live on water rationing and next to piles of imported waste because of intentional neglect by the authorities.
The sector performed well in 2018 but key challenges lie ahead – the Sofia Airport concession, the EU decision on trucks and the introduction of the toll tax in Bulgaria
Valentin Zlatev has been replaced after 20 years at the helm of the Russian company’s operations in the Balkan country
The growth in activity and prices has noticeably slowed but there are no indications of a drop
The story of the biggest construction company in Bulgaria is a showcase of local business practices