The Cult of Nexo
How the Bulgarian company convinced itself, its employees and its customers that all accusations against it were a conspiracy - or FUD
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
The week: Fear not the political feuds, even when they tell you to on the TV
The optimist theory for the economy, Parliament is stuck, President is happy, and the Dutch don’t like us
Changed designation of agricultural land. Is it still for development?
The new status is bound with time limits and loses legal effect in case of inaction
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
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
The Bulgarian startup ecosystem is losing momentum
The country has built a good reputation on account of its digital infrastructure, low costs and technical talent, but it’s still being overtaken
How Renew Europe’s enticement of WCC got MRF nervous
The movement feels threatened from the combined prospects of the new party challenging its place in the European liberal family and new sanctions under the Global Magnitsky Act
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
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
Bozhidar Bozhanov: Electronic services should not be reserved only for a selected few
Bulgarian minister of e-government talks to Kapital Insights
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?
Sofia: big potential, lack of political energy
Excluding the subway and the garbage plant, substantive improvements have been lacking, even though the city has received 3 billion euro from the EU
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