Bulgaria: No Territorial transition plans, no EU billions for coal transition
The caretaker government’s decision to link territorial plans submission with Recovery Plan negotiation puts at risk 1.2 billion in funding for three regions transitioning away from coal
Bulgaria: the election season is far from over
More parties and new coalitions promise to enter the next contest, which looks set for 2 April
Will Bulgaria break out of political deadlock in 2023?
With prospects for a coalition in the current parliament looking slim, the country is likely heading towards more inconclusive elections, lower turnout and diminishing public trust in the political process
The week: Catching-up with the neighbors and looking for a lost highway
The decisive month for Bulgaria, how we lost tens of millions on a highway, and whom did Stoichkov meet?
The week: From Ruse to Sofia, or why elections might not be all that important
Another election looms, Lukoil and Nexo lurch to fresh crisis and Ruse has some things going for it
Christophe Leclercq: Medias are an army of dwarfs, facing a world duopoly: Meta (Facebook) and Alphabet (Google)
The founder of the EURACTIV Media Network & Chair of Europe’s MediaLab spoke with Capital on the new European Media Freedom Act
Belgian company buys Suite hotel in Sofia to make a hub for working nomads
The owner of Melexis Bulgaria, Duchatelet, and his trusted football manager Catherine Mer bought the Suite hotel, located in Sofia’s Studentski Grad district.
Is Bulgaria the weak link in Europe’s fight against Russian disinformation?
Pro-Kremlin propaganda has been flooding the country for years, fracturing the social fabric and offering a fruitful environment for the spread of disinformation
The end of the free press is the beginning of wars
Independent journalism in democratic societies is one of the most important barriers to autocracy
The real influence of Russia in Bulgaria, part 1: How it works and who is behind it
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
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
The week: The end of golden passports, a new beginning for trains, and the best place in Europe for romance and wine
We’re not selling citizenship anymore, we’re buying: trains, batteries and a house in Barcelona?
The week: Call them by their names, planes to Skopje and Bangkok, and the Recovery plan is back
F-16 are not on the horizon, while trains are
Elections: The Change (indeed) continues
The new We Continue the Change formation becomes the latest frontrunner in Bulgarian politics, while Rumen Radev wins convincingly the first round of the Presidential vote
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