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Why do Bulgarians refuse to get the Covid vaccine?

Why do Bulgarians refuse to get the Covid vaccine?

Poor communication and broken trust in institutions left much of the public prone to disinformation and unjustified fears about the effects of jabs


The Week: The inevitable fifth wave, the surf-master Radev and the boom of online retail

The Week: The inevitable fifth wave, the surf-master Radev and the boom of online retail

K Insights 22/10: grocery stores flourish while clothes shops go under


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"


Bulgaria enters new Covid wave with no restrictions, few vaccinations and rising deaths

Bulgaria enters new Covid wave with no restrictions, few vaccinations and rising deaths

The caretaker government is reluctant to implement its own anti-pandemic plan, fearing a backlash from business and the public


No country for (vaccinated) old men

No country for (vaccinated) old men

Plagued by immunization scepticism, Bulgaria trails all EU countries in terms of Covid-19 jabs


Who is in Radev’s caretaker gov’t and what are their key tasks?

Who is in Radev’s caretaker gov’t and what are their key tasks?

The primary job of the cabinet led by ex-General Stefan Yanev will be to organize fair elections in July - but it might have a more political role than anticipated


The first Green parliamentary leader: Corruption harms both business and the natural environment

The first Green parliamentary leader: Corruption harms both business and the natural environment

Vladislav Panev, co-chair of the Green Movement that now has its first four MPs, talks Bulgarian oligarchs, the EU Green Recovery plan and their priorities during a probable short-lived Parliament



Elections and Covid-19: Borissov plays with fire

Elections and Covid-19: Borissov plays with fire

How could a third wave of the pandemic impact the 4 April parliamentary vote?


Bulgaria enters third pandemic wave, no new measures for now

Bulgaria enters third pandemic wave, no new measures for now

Mass vaccination postponed until beginning of March, Sofia has ordered 460,000 more dozes of the Moderna vaccine


5G: learning to walk in Bulgaria

5G: learning to walk in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Telecomunications Company, operating under the Vivacom brand, has rolled out the first version of its 5G network - with limitations in both coverage and capacity


Organized crime in Bulgaria: Five popular beliefs re-examined

Organized crime in Bulgaria: Five popular beliefs re-examined

Bulgaria, unfortunately, has built an image of a country deeply affected by organized crime


Editorial

Editorial


When not failing is a great success

When not failing is a great success

Bulgaria did not finish its presidency of the Council of EU with a new shiny image as many had hoped but it proved it can run the bloc’s day-to-day affairs


Is a civic and democratic party still possible in Bulgaria?

Is a civic and democratic party still possible in Bulgaria?

The various splinters of the centre-right parties are attempting yet another unification


Bulgaria in Trump’s World

Bulgaria in Trump’s World

The European Union is again tremendously important