The week: A coalition is (still) born, a mobster is killed, and a Booker is won
K Insights newsletter 26/05
Last-minute rotation: GERB and WCC-DB agree on a government
It will be formed with the second mandate of Prime Minister Nikolay Denkov and will have Mariya Gabriel as his deputy. They will then swap positions after nine months.
The week: The captured state unravels, Mariya Gabriel gets a bad deal, while arms producers had a very good year
The country didn’t break. It was already broken
Geshev throws down gauntlet to Borissov after resignation call
PM-nominee Mariya Gabriel’s proposal to oust the Prosecutor General plunges the institution into civil war
The board is set, the pieces are moving: will there be a cabinet?
Borissov seems to be dictating the pace of the negotiations, WCC is trying to outmaneuver him, but might end up playing into his hands
The week: Are parties going to agree on anything, the Azeri gas gambit and BNB cools down crediting
Coalition with GERB? Don’t look at what he says, look at what they do
"Unconventional proposal." Are GERB and WCC-DB working towards a gov’t?
In a sign of goodwill, the leaders of the two factions met for the first time on Tuesday, but a breakthrough remains far off
The week: Some lessons from Romania, handshakes in Parliament, and a call to people who love cities
K Insights newsletter: 21/04