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The week: The elusive recipe for anti-corruption

The week: The elusive recipe for anti-corruption

Anti-corruption is difficult everywhere, 79 regulatory seats for the taking (if we discount the Patriarch’s and the PM’s)


Where did Velichie come from and where are they headed?

Where did Velichie come from and where are they headed?

The new protest party rode on the wave of social media and sounds even more extreme than Vazrazhdane - can it be tamed?



The week: GERB makes a comeback

The week: GERB makes a comeback

The return of Borissov, Saudis eye a telecom & TV channel and the Missing Cryptoqueen’s drug lord


The week: Lessons in change from Philadelphia, Dirty deeds done dirt cheap, Fibank is for sale

The week: Lessons in change from Philadelphia, Dirty deeds done dirt cheap, Fibank is for sale

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The week: Why we no longer need EU cash

The week: Why we no longer need EU cash

Who needs Europe's money? Or a Foreign Minister? Kozloduy gets US nuclear fuel


Fast and furious: GERB and MRF reinstate the status quo at full speed

Fast and furious: GERB and MRF reinstate the status quo at full speed

The fortnight-old Glavchev cabinet is no longer trying to hide its allegiances


A customs boss, a police chief and a "very expensive" watch: the first strike of the new anti-corruption agency

A customs boss, a police chief and a "very expensive" watch: the first strike of the new anti-corruption agency

Two strange stories from last week converge into one




How the Half-Baked Constitutional Changes Brought Back GERB

How the Half-Baked Constitutional Changes Brought Back GERB

And Other Problems with the Upcoming Early Vote


The week: Fly, don't float - Bulgaria enters Schengen

The week: Fly, don't float - Bulgaria enters Schengen

Schengen entry is upon us, Who wants to be a Prime Minister, A very rich church


The week: The Roadmap to Russian energy serfdom

The week: The Roadmap to Russian energy serfdom

How GERB sold out to Putin (before the war), Rotation stuck and who designs Beyonce’s clothes in BG


The week: Brace, the rotation is coming

The week: Brace, the rotation is coming

The Suddenly-important Ministry, More Russian spies pop up, and Meta buys a company


Bulgaria in 2023: The year in review

Bulgaria in 2023: The year in review

KInsights’ chronology of a turbulent year - and on what’s to come


IT entrepreneur Vasil Terziev is the new Sofia mayor. What does he propose?

IT entrepreneur Vasil Terziev is the new Sofia mayor. What does he propose?

His program suggests reforms geared towards transformation of Sofia's governance and infrastructure



Local elections, round 2: Terziev in knife edge Sofia victory, GERB’s regional hegemony cracks

Local elections, round 2: Terziev in knife edge Sofia victory, GERB’s regional hegemony cracks

Record-low turnout, a very colorful picture across the country and a vengeful Borissov


The week: No country for new dogs

The week: No country for new dogs

What Plovdiv teaches us about Bulgaria, 50 Shades of grey money, and some horror (thankfully, on the screen)


The week: It’s GERB’s election to lose. Again.

The week: It’s GERB’s election to lose. Again.

Who’s going to run the cities, is there a Recovery Plan at all, what is a Russian-born oligarch doing in Plovdiv