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Elections 2024: GERB wins convincingly, but forming a majority might prove elusive

Elections 2024: GERB wins convincingly, but forming a majority might prove elusive

Extremely low turnout and the unexpected rise of a new radical party on TikTok expose the deepening representation crisis


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


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



Who is who in the Glavchev cabinet and what comes next

Who is who in the Glavchev cabinet and what comes next

The caretaker gov’t is dominated by GERB and MRF cadres, which are bound to restore the status quo


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: No country for the old

The week: No country for the old

The young have made it through, The rotation is now a centrifuge, Bulgarian football goes for old



The week: What a Big Mac can tell us about the future of Sofia

The week: What a Big Mac can tell us about the future of Sofia

Sofia gets really expensive, Peevski gets a post, and Real Estate keeps booming


The Notary vs. the Euro: the Judicial Pandora’s box

The Notary vs. the Euro: the Judicial Pandora’s box

The assassination of influence peddler Martin Bozhanov exposed the rotten core of the Bulgarian prosecution and might cause a civil war within it


The week: A second private border?

The week: A second private border?

A private Schengen, Elections loom again, How hard is it to buy trains


The rotation is coming: What’s next for the (non)coalition?

The rotation is coming: What’s next for the (non)coalition?

Despite shakeups, it appears that "the assemblage" of GERB and WCC-DB, backed by MRF, will soldier on after 6 March - with some slight recalibrations


The week: Beware the Greeks

The week: Beware the Greeks

Bulgaria and the Greek energy miracle, UK nukes and US nuclear power, Bansko's future



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




The week: Gooood morning Vietnam!

The week: Gooood morning Vietnam!

Back in Vietnam, We are not harassing Austria, Why is Sofia lonely



The week: A very sudden twist

The week: A very sudden twist

Slapping Russia in the face, Borissov is not corrupt, Open-air teaching gets a boost