The week: No, Bulgaria is not bankrupt - just dangerously populist
Money, guns and bloody populism (+ a really good book)
Chinese interests creep into Bulgaria through municipalities and educational institutions
Unlike elsewhere in the Balkans, Beijing’s influence in Bulgaria remains limited, an expert report claims
The week: Goodbye to the euro, see you again sometimes?
Is the euro coming at all, the Russian assets in Bulgaria are in for a freeze, trouble at the European prosecution
No Euro in 2024: Why did Bulgaria give up trying to join the eurozone next year?
Parliament’s failure to adopt 4 key pieces of legislation, a purposeful abstention from the amendment of the Insurance code and high inflation will delay currency union entry
The week: The public shaming of Sofia continues, Record wage growth, A slap from across the Danube
K Insights Weekly Newsletter 17/02
The new Magnitsky sanctions for Bulgaria: Who has been named and why
The US continues its anti-corruption pressure in tandem with the UK, by adding two former ministers, two former MPs and an energy official to the list
Nexo co-founders and executives charged as an organized crime group in Bulgaria
Charges ignite political firestorm in the country, while the company continues to operate worldwide
Nexo’s troubles, Bulgaria refuses to close coal plants, Lukoil returns
Prosecution goes after cryptobank, no chance of gov’t and coal to stay until 2038
Prosecutor's office and SANS raid Nexo's offices
The investigation centers on money laundering, tax crimes, unlicensed banking and computer fraud
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
A hidden fight "for" and "against" euro adoption dogs Bulgaria
Vazrazhdane turned a draft analysis about the impact of Eurozone entry by the National Bank into an attack on Bulgaria's renewed efforts to adopt the common currency from 2024
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?
Bulgaria in crisis: 5 risks caused by the political chaos
The post-election deadlock might consign the country to EU backwater status
Bulgaria faces first obstacles in absorbing EU Recovery funds
The debacle over the implementation of the TETRA communication equipment project threatens the allocation of 2.6 billion euro worth of EU money for Sofia