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Bulgaria’s undertrained police struggle in the face of an influx of migrant smuggling

Bulgaria’s undertrained police struggle in the face of an influx of migrant smuggling

Three Internal Ministry officers have died and one is in critical condition after clashes with traffickers and inadequate training and equipment are to blame


The week: the train problem, the Austrian surprise and the Russian oil

The week: the train problem, the Austrian surprise and the Russian oil

Trains, cities, and Elon Musk in the Northwest



Women in cyber security — a possible and necessary mission

Women in cyber security — a possible and necessary mission

Sofia hosted the KPMG Global - Woman in Cyber Summit


The week: The best place to start fighting the corruption, Don’t count a coalition before it’s hatched, Crypto collapse

The week: The best place to start fighting the corruption, Don’t count a coalition before it’s hatched, Crypto collapse

A fatal crash exposes depth of state capture, No gov’t + crypto layoffs and M&As


How a small plane flew over 7 countries and landed in Bulgaria without permission

How a small plane flew over 7 countries and landed in Bulgaria without permission

The mystery of the phantom aircraft is a stress test for Bulgarian national security - which the state is so far failing


The week: The private border of Bulgaria and the EU, are we still on track for the euro and a stellar year for banks (so far)

The week: The private border of Bulgaria and the EU, are we still on track for the euro and a stellar year for banks (so far)

K Insights 03/06: what happened with the refugees


Black Sea gets more expensive and more Russian

Black Sea gets more expensive and more Russian

The northern part of the Black Sea has practically lost its access to maritime transport as the Russian war on Ukraine has increased insurance costs


What’s next for the Bulgarian army after the war in Ukraine?

What’s next for the Bulgarian army after the war in Ukraine?

More significant NATO presence in the country and further investments in key military equipment are likely in the aftermath of the Russian invasion


The abandoned roads of Bulgaria

The abandoned roads of Bulgaria

The Struma tragedy is unique in scale, but follows years of negligence and poor oversight


The dismantling of Borissov’s state has begun

The dismantling of Borissov’s state has begun

The caretaker gov’t of Stefan Yanev is wasting little time in changing key cogs in the machine created by the previous authorities


Spy saga turning hot?

Spy saga turning hot?

Bulgaria joined Czechia in accusing Russian saboteurs of blowing up arms and munitions factories in the country, but has consistently tried to hide the truth over the past decade


TurkStream’s hidden costs: lost lives and damage to the environment

TurkStream’s hidden costs: lost lives and damage to the environment

The Russian pipeline through Bulgaria received notable support from the state and was built with breathtaking speed - with a cost



Seven days that shook Bulgaria

Seven days that shook Bulgaria

How a rubber boat landing on a Burgas beach caused a chain of events that led to protests across Bulgaria


Organized crime in Bulgaria: Five popular beliefs re-examined

Organized crime in Bulgaria: Five popular beliefs re-examined

Bulgaria, unfortunately, has built an image of a country deeply affected by organized crime


Seventeen moments of autumn

Seventeen moments of autumn

The recent spate of "spying scandals" involving Russian diplomats and the leader of Bulgaria’s National Russophile Movement Nickolay Malinov are more reminiscent of a bad Soviet-era joke rather than a real espionage drama


The words you need to know this month

The words you need to know this month


Bulgaria embarks on a massive rearmament program without clear priorities

Bulgaria embarks on a massive rearmament program without clear priorities

The process of selecting a new jetfighter for the Air Force has demonstrated the Ministry of Defense’s inability to manage complex projects


Back to basics: Nationalists vs Roma

Back to basics: Nationalists vs Roma

Now that most asylum seekers have left Bulgaria, far right parties are turning to their favorite scapegoat – the stigmatized Roma minority