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The week: Capital goes to Plovdiv; welcome to the four-party state, the nuclear saviour

The week: Capital goes to Plovdiv; welcome to the four-party state, the nuclear saviour

K Insights 03/12: top positions still veiled in secrecy, first snow causes no go-slow (surprise)


18 steps to government: What did the parties decide after a week of negotiations?

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


Inside Nexo: one of the biggest crypto-banks in the world

Inside Nexo: one of the biggest crypto-banks in the world

The Bulgarian company claims to run 10 billion dollars in assets. Such growth comes with challenges



Bulgarian politics enters chaotic fall

Bulgarian politics enters chaotic fall

With parliament’s days numbered, uncertainty reigns - especially over the logistics of the third national election


Better late than never: Bulgaria gets a Covid response plan

Better late than never: Bulgaria gets a Covid response plan

How would the state manage another surge in infections and what did it botch in the past year-and-a half


Winter tourism’s ice age

Winter tourism’s ice age

The hotel industry is facing a season of uncertainty, with demand to depend on how the pandemic will develop


Bulgaria's budget in crisis

Bulgaria's budget in crisis

Balanced fiscal policy takes a sharp turn towards rapid spending in the hope of election win next year


How much has Dr. Ruja pocketed?

How much has Dr. Ruja pocketed?

Until the fall of 2016 the OneCoin scheme earned 3.3 billion euro with a profit of 2 billion euro


GERB’s real (estate) troubles have just begun

GERB’s real (estate) troubles have just begun

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


Don’t investigate this

Don’t investigate this

Bulgarian authorities ignore embezzlement of EU funds


Prosecutors dig into Bulgarian-operated OneCoin scheme

Prosecutors dig into Bulgarian-operated OneCoin scheme

OneCoin offices were searched at the request of German investigators on suspicion of involvement in a pyramid fraud scheme and money laundering