The week: The land of the wanna-bes, illegal migration makes a bloody comeback, an ex-mayor goes to prison and a singer squats
Dreams and realities, fences and guns, boxers and singers
Sofia hosted the KPMG Global - Woman in Cyber Summit
On the 1 October the long-awaited gas connection started functioning, meaning that Bulgaria has physical access to alternative gas supplies for the first time
The week: Numbers and why we should love them, elections and census results are out and Schengen maybe?
K insights 07/10: And I guess that’s why they call it the (post-election) blues
Who are the people behind PPS Manufacturing and what are their beliefs
The Donev cabinet’s first moves seem designed to overturn the legacy of the reformist Petkov gov’t - but the reasons might be more prosaic than Russian meddling
On its second day in office, the new Bulgarian cabinet announced a course towards "containment of the chaos and destruction" in the energy sector. This might well translate as a pivot to Moscow
The country can ensure complete independence from Russian supplies within this year and it will not be that difficult
The week: Bulgaria’s economy is (surprise, surprise) doing very well, the real estate market - not so much, and some dolphins get religious
Don’t do stupid shit and things are going to get better
Without Parliament failing to adopt the relevant legislation, funds under the Recovery Plan will remain blocked.
The link with Greece is the first project that will really reduce Bulgaria’s dependence on Russian gas