The week: Bulgarian politics in meltdown, corruption scandals revived and budget troubles
The unenviable task of trying to explain all this
Laundering Borissov, purging the secret services, coordinating with embassies: What froze cabinet talks?
A leaked discussion of WCC’s National Council has jeopardized government negotiations with GERB
Last-minute rotation: GERB and WCC-DB agree on a government
It will be formed with the second mandate of Prime Minister Nikolay Denkov and will have Mariya Gabriel as his deputy. They will then swap positions after nine months.
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
The board is set, the pieces are moving: will there be a cabinet?
Borissov seems to be dictating the pace of the negotiations, WCC is trying to outmaneuver him, but might end up playing into his hands
"Unconventional proposal." Are GERB and WCC-DB working towards a gov’t?
In a sign of goodwill, the leaders of the two factions met for the first time on Tuesday, but a breakthrough remains far off