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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



IT entrepreneur Vasil Terziev is the new Sofia mayor. What does he propose?

IT entrepreneur Vasil Terziev is the new Sofia mayor. What does he propose?

His program suggests reforms geared towards transformation of Sofia's governance and infrastructure


The week: No country for new dogs

The week: No country for new dogs

What Plovdiv teaches us about Bulgaria, 50 Shades of grey money, and some horror (thankfully, on the screen)


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


100 days of the Denkov-Gabriel gov’t: what was (not) done?

100 days of the Denkov-Gabriel gov’t: what was (not) done?

Beyond its pro-Ukrainian tilt, the cabinet has so far only been noted for its appointment scandals, its dependency on MRF and the absence of promised key reforms


How 400 million levs in uncollected fines contribute to Bulgaria’s road carnage

How 400 million levs in uncollected fines contribute to Bulgaria’s road carnage

The lack of control and sanctions to enforce the right-of-way for pedestrians at crosswalks lead to less revenue for the state - and more casualties


Webit’s void checks

Webit’s void checks

Of five companies awarded BGN 1 million each in the Founder's Games of the Webit Investment Network a year ago, only one received an actual investment



The week: No one wants to work in the government, Geshev is finally out, and tons of water are in

The week: No one wants to work in the government, Geshev is finally out, and tons of water are in

K Insights newsletter 16/06


Supreme judges oust Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev

Supreme judges oust Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev

After ignoring much more serious allegations for two years, the SJC hastily dismissed Geshev on Monday evening over the term "political trash"


Laundering Borissov, purging the secret services, coordinating with embassies: What froze cabinet talks?

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


The week: No, Bulgaria is not bankrupt - just dangerously populist

The week: No, Bulgaria is not bankrupt - just dangerously populist

Money, guns and bloody populism (+ a really good book)


Bulgaria: No Territorial transition plans, no EU billions for coal transition

Bulgaria: No Territorial transition plans, no EU billions for coal transition

The caretaker government’s decision to link territorial plans submission with Recovery Plan negotiation puts at risk 1.2 billion in funding for three regions transitioning away from coal


Chinese interests creep into Bulgaria through municipalities and educational institutions

Chinese interests creep into Bulgaria through municipalities and educational institutions

Unlike elsewhere in the Balkans, Beijing’s influence in Bulgaria remains limited, an expert report claims



Bulgaria: the election season is far from over

Bulgaria: the election season is far from over

More parties and new coalitions promise to enter the next contest, which looks set for 2 April


What’s to come: key developments to anticipate in Bulgaria this year

What’s to come: key developments to anticipate in Bulgaria this year

Dates and events to follow in 2023


Growth in housing prices in Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas

Growth in housing prices in Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas

In the two seaside cities deals increased at the beginning of 2022, but in Plovdiv their number decreased slightly


The biggest lease deals in Sofia's office market

The biggest lease deals in Sofia's office market

New offices, new opportunities