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Michael Ignatieff: The History That Got Us Here

Michael Ignatieff: The History That Got Us Here

The Canadian historian, politician and author reflects on the Russian war against Ukraine, why it happened - and where it might bring us


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





Bulgaria explained: Why do Bulgarians live in overcrowded apartments?

Bulgaria explained: Why do Bulgarians live in overcrowded apartments?

Еvery Tuesday we look at the Eurostat regional yearbook statistics and explain some curious data on Bulgaria


How superstition proved stronger than vaccines in Bulgaria

How superstition proved stronger than vaccines in Bulgaria

Kapital Insights and Friedrich Naumann Foundation present the second installment of "The Chronicles of the Infodemic"


The week: The cynicism of demographic mourners, final week of parliamentary dramas and GDP records

The week: The cynicism of demographic mourners, final week of parliamentary dramas and GDP records

Politicians play deaf and blind on stagnant vaccinations, but mourn demographic collapse, pensions, GDP go up - and so could concession fees


The week: Yet another saviour on the horizon, Fourth Covid wave is here and some good news for the budget

The week: Yet another saviour on the horizon, Fourth Covid wave is here and some good news for the budget

To party or not to party, that is Kiril Petkov’s question, (some) Covid restrictions, after all, and even more expensive electricity


Better late than never: Bulgaria gets a Covid response plan

Better late than never: Bulgaria gets a Covid response plan

How would the state manage another surge in infections and what did it botch in the past year-and-a half


Bulgarian-owned Huvepharma halts Amsterdam IPO

Bulgarian-owned Huvepharma halts Amsterdam IPO

The Domuschiev brothers planned to use the proceeds to step up investment and cut debt


The lifeline train of the Rhodope mountain

The lifeline train of the Rhodope mountain

Bulgaria’s last narrow gauge train continues to serve remote communities as it celebrates 100 years


COVID-19: Reopening amidst the third wave and before the elections

COVID-19: Reopening amidst the third wave and before the elections

Despite rising hospitalizations and fatalities, Bulgarian authorities are easing anti-epidemic restrictions just days after their imposition


Promises, promises: How will Bulgaria look like according to the economic programs of the parties

Promises, promises: How will Bulgaria look like according to the economic programs of the parties

The main parties’ pledges in the fields of taxation, finance, pensions, energy and business development policy


How Bulgaria let Covid-19 loose

How Bulgaria let Covid-19 loose

After an ineffective first lockdown, the government sleepwalked into the second pandemic wave - with deadly consequences


Bulgaria's budget in crisis

Bulgaria's budget in crisis

Balanced fiscal policy takes a sharp turn towards rapid spending in the hope of election win next year


The real estate market in Sofia shows first signs of recession

The real estate market in Sofia shows first signs of recession

Sales increased in 2019 but, on average, prices stagnated


Bulgaria's bright side: When smart ideas turn into business

Bulgaria's bright side: When smart ideas turn into business

Easy learning with Ucha.se & Sofia's favourite pizza & Wish a cake


Bulgaria’s Malcontents

Bulgaria’s Malcontents

Meet the under - 30s - young, angry and potentially dangerous


How the insurance sector avoided a financial crisis

How the insurance sector avoided a financial crisis

The Bulgarian parliament introduced a temporary limit on the compensation paid for emotional distress in case of road accident fatalities