The week: The 14 billion-bet, the game the President plays, new telecoms are on their way
K insights newsletter on 24/03
What happened to Bulgaria’s largest builder?
Veliko Zhelev, the boss of infrastructure giant Hirdrostroy, was briefly arrested last week for harassing an employee. Is there more to this story than meets the eye?
The German wpd is launching a project for a 75 MW wind farm near Balchik
The investment will be the first of its kind for over a decade since the last wind park was erected in the country
The week: Bulgaria sails towards energy independence, brace for protests, why Ohrid is important
Gas and other disasters, rent-a-mob week looms, Ohrid is in from the cold
Michael Ignatieff: The History That Got Us Here
The Canadian historian, politician and author reflects on the Russian war against Ukraine, why it happened - and where it might bring us
Recovery plan 3.0: fresh restart with trains and batteries
The state authorities decided to revamp the EU funds plan, squeezing in some radical ideas before being submitted by the end of April
18 steps to government: What did the parties decide after a week of negotiations?
Cabinet talks led by election winner We Continue the Change run smoother than the previous two attempts, but difficult steps still have to be taken
Someone wants to make the Bulgarian energy market go crazy again
How the interests of several powerful figures move the market in an undesirable direction
The week: The cynicism of demographic mourners, final week of parliamentary dramas and GDP records
Politicians play deaf and blind on stagnant vaccinations, but mourn demographic collapse, pensions, GDP go up - and so could concession fees
What is the Bulgarian mafia – and why does it matter?
"Thugs – out" and "Mafia" have become the signature chants of this summer’s anti-governmental protests. There are deeply rooted reasons for this.
The gambling war
The attack on gambling tycoon Vasil Bozhkov is yet another example of how politics and business in Bulgaria are intertwined