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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


The week: First industrial strike in 7 years, Special courts closed down, Bulgarian MIT opens-up

The week: First industrial strike in 7 years, Special courts closed down, Bulgarian MIT opens-up

K Insights 15/04: One more thing to worry about this year, and at least two things to be hopeful about


What next for Justice reform?

What next for Justice reform?

The besieged cabinet has entered an inter-institutional war with the Prosecution, which has the backing of SJC and the parliamentary opposition



Yanis Varoufakis: Bulgaria's entry into the eurozone would be a mistake

Yanis Varoufakis: Bulgaria's entry into the eurozone would be a mistake

The thinker, writer and ex-Greek finance minister talks to K Insights on the EU and why the Recovery and Resilience package was a mistake





Extreme weather: What’s Bulgaria’s plan to tackle its effects?

Extreme weather: What’s Bulgaria’s plan to tackle its effects?

A summer of scorching heat and forest fires across the mountainous country put people and nature at risk, highlighting the need for the state to be better prepared


Bulgaria gliding on the waves of the economic cycle

Bulgaria gliding on the waves of the economic cycle

The local economy continues to move in sync with European trends, while opportunities for reforms slowly dwindle


Racist at heart or racist on demand?

Racist at heart or racist on demand?

While international media reacted with surprise to the ugly hate gestures from a group of Bulgarian ultras during an October football game against England, it missed the key local context


What should Bulgaria expect from the euro?

What should Bulgaria expect from the euro?

It is now clear that euro zone membership has improved the economic performance of new member states


When it walks like corruption, when it quacks like corruption

When it walks like corruption, when it quacks like corruption

While the Bulgarian authorities appear to be cracking down on some allegedly corrupt officials and businessmen, oligarchic interests favored by those in power receive a significant economic boost


Arms: Exploding results

Arms: Exploding results

The rapid growth in the turnover of arms manufacturers and traders is probably nearing its end


Pride and pragmatism

Pride and pragmatism

Turkey’s homemade crisis is unlikely to lead to a fatal rupture with the West


Turbulence in Turkey is both bad and good news for Bulgaria

Turbulence in Turkey is both bad and good news for Bulgaria

Bulgarian business may take a hit if the devaluation of the lira triggers a financial crisis spilling over into the real sector