Leaders Sopharma Trading and Phoenix approach a turnover of billion levs each
In this two-part series, KInsights explores how Putin’s war in Ukraine exposed that Bulgarian politics remains hostage to a powerful pro-Kremlin network holding key positions in the state
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
Over the past 15 years, professional football has turned into a closed system of interests, mired in corruption scandals and deteriorating quality. This might be finally coming to an end.
How long will the Prime Minister Boyko Borissov dodge resigning after three months of protests and what comes next?
A major restructuring is underway in the sector as new players seek a bigger share of the market
There are enough signals that Bulgaria is on the verge of joining the illiberal camp of Hungary and Poland in the EU, yet the government dare not take the final step
Anti-liberal nativism is the new black on the Bulgarian political scene and this could cause serious trouble after the upcoming elections.
Drug sales are rising again, as are the revenues of the largest companies. Both indicators rise by 11%
Competition authority head Julia Nenkova is a classic example of a politically motivated appointment
The business of the 50 fastest-growing companies expands by 47% on average in 2017.
Patriotic pop-folk singer, TV host and majoritarian electoral system supporter Slavi Trifonov is moving closer to making the first political reality format in Bulgaria
There is little hope for a meaningful opposition in the 44th Bulgarian parliament
He promises cheaper fuel, cheaper medications and labor camps for corrupt politicians. He also doesn’t care who will become his coalition partner, so expect him in the next cabinet
The two-time PM may try to repeat the 2013-2014 feat, expecting BSP to fail again