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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: The day of the Second Payment has arrived

The week: The day of the Second Payment has arrived

One EU instrument which actually works, Wars bring the Balkans closer, The 6 centers of Bulgaria


The week: First red flags for the new majority, Geshev’s last stand and a dead man crossing borders

The week: First red flags for the new majority, Geshev’s last stand and a dead man crossing borders

Is the second "historic compromise" going to end up like the first?



Bulgaria: a step closer to the euro’s door

Bulgaria: a step closer to the euro’s door


A hidden fight "for" and "against" euro adoption dogs Bulgaria

A hidden fight "for" and "against" euro adoption dogs Bulgaria

Vazrazhdane turned a draft analysis about the impact of Eurozone entry by the National Bank into an attack on Bulgaria's renewed efforts to adopt the common currency from 2024


The housing market: the top is near

The housing market: the top is near

High demand and low supply drive prices up. War, weakening economies and rising mortgage rates may cool down the market



The private border of Bulgaria and the EU

The private border of Bulgaria and the EU

Kiril Petkov’s government suddenly collapses when it delves into the issue of a shady business operating on the border with Turkey for over a decade.


The last (Croatian) train to Schengen: Will Bulgaria catch it?

The last (Croatian) train to Schengen: Will Bulgaria catch it?

Two factors will decide whether Sofia will enter the common EU travel space any time soon - an upcoming technical assessment in September and the diplomatic push thereafter


Is Gazprom back on the agenda?

Is Gazprom back on the agenda?

Bulgaria enters august with the lowest gas storage levels in the EU


October elections or a surprise with mandate #3: What’s next for Bulgarian politics?

October elections or a surprise with mandate #3: What’s next for Bulgarian politics?

After WCC failed to gain sufficient support to form a new cabinet, early elections are the most likely scenario


Revising the budget: everyone gets what they want

Revising the budget: everyone gets what they want

The first revision of this year’s budget has become a money grab amidst economic and political uncertainty


The history of a veto: How Bulgaria’s stance on Skopje evolved

The history of a veto: How Bulgaria’s stance on Skopje evolved

Sofia has hardened its position vis-a-vis Skopje quietly, but consistently in the past three years, practically sabotaging Western Balkan EU integration