The week: A coalition is (still) born, a mobster is killed, and a Booker is won
K Insights newsletter 26/05
The week: The captured state unravels, Mariya Gabriel gets a bad deal, while arms producers had a very good year
The country didn’t break. It was already broken
Geshev throws down gauntlet to Borissov after resignation call
PM-nominee Mariya Gabriel’s proposal to oust the Prosecutor General plunges the institution into civil war
Bulgarian diesel exports to Ukraine slow down after initial flourish
The secrets behind the Bulgarian export lies in various local players
The week: Borissov is back, The Yellow brick road of sorrow and the electoral queen from Varna
K Insights newsletter 07/04
The week: No, Bulgaria is not bankrupt - just dangerously populist
Money, guns and bloody populism (+ a really good book)
What happened to Bulgaria’s largest builder?
Veliko Zhelev, the boss of infrastructure giant Hirdrostroy, was briefly arrested last week for harassing an employee. Is there more to this story than meets the eye?
The week: The sheriff is in town, where does all the asphalt go, and Telus won’t tell on us anymore
A thunder in the sky of dust
EU prosecutors pursue Kovachki-linked coal plants
Coal-powered plants with connections to controversial "consultant" Hristo Kovachki are accused of reporting falsified EU carbon allowances
How did Bulgaria get so expensive?
Record costs of essential foods have been driven by uncertainty in the supply chain, speculation, rising wages and inelastic demand
Prosecution launches an attack against a political party because of Gazprom deliveries
The indictments of ex-Energy Minister Alexander Nikolov and two of his associates for mismanagement of the gas crisis of April 2022 lie on shaky grounds
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