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The week: Going nuclear (again)

The week: Going nuclear (again)

The new Bulgarian mega-dream, eurozone delayed, Nexo comes back with a vengeance




The week: The mystery of the Bulgarian housing market

The week: The mystery of the Bulgarian housing market

The (very) strange Bulgarian housing market, a not so strange election and a bag of coke


The week: Bulgaria's coal reckoning - this is not the 80's

The week: Bulgaria's coal reckoning - this is not the 80's

Why Stara Zagora is no Yorkshire, what the hell is happening on the housing market and a Bright Mind


The week: It’s GERB’s election to lose. Again.

The week: It’s GERB’s election to lose. Again.

Who’s going to run the cities, is there a Recovery Plan at all, what is a Russian-born oligarch doing in Plovdiv



Build the damn roads. Build the damn railways. Do something, for Christ’s sake

Build the damn roads. Build the damn railways. Do something, for Christ’s sake

Build the roads, search for gas in the sea, a Ukrainian hit-list and Lukoil is in for some trouble


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?


The week: Bulgarian politics in meltdown, corruption scandals revived and budget troubles

The week: Bulgarian politics in meltdown, corruption scandals revived and budget troubles

The unenviable task of trying to explain all this


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


How did Bulgaria get so expensive?

How did Bulgaria get so expensive?

Record costs of essential foods have been driven by uncertainty in the supply chain, speculation, rising wages and inelastic demand


The new Magnitsky sanctions for Bulgaria: Who has been named and why

The new Magnitsky sanctions for Bulgaria: Who has been named and why

The US continues its anti-corruption pressure in tandem with the UK, by adding two former ministers, two former MPs and an energy official to the list


The week: The two types of entrepreneurs, How Nexo affected politics, Bulgaria cashes in on the markets

The week: The two types of entrepreneurs, How Nexo affected politics, Bulgaria cashes in on the markets

What stories do we need to tell more


A new Data act regulation - a game changer for the digital industry

A new Data act regulation - a game changer for the digital industry

Businesses warn of a new regulation for data sharing that affects trade secrets of companies


The week: A few remarks before the new Parliament begins, how not to build highways, and an economist to follow

The week: A few remarks before the new Parliament begins, how not to build highways, and an economist to follow

Penny (or kopeika) for your thoughts



The real influence of Russia in Bulgaria, part 2: The real players

The real influence of Russia in Bulgaria, part 2: The real players

In the second article of a two-part series, KInsights explores how Putin’s war in Ukraine exposed that Bulgarian politics remains hostage to a powerful pro-Kremlin network holding key positions in the state


A house in Barcelona returns to haunt Boyko Borissov

A house in Barcelona returns to haunt Boyko Borissov

For two years, the State Prosecution kept silent about the Spanish money laundering investigation linked to the former Prime Minister with the excuse that the Catalan police had not sent any intel to Bulgaria. Now two reports have suddenly emerged


Getting rid of Geshev, Tsatsarov and the specialized courts: What’s up with the judicial reform

Getting rid of Geshev, Tsatsarov and the specialized courts: What’s up with the judicial reform

The new authorities appear committed to oust the acting Prosecutor General, repair the anti-corruption organs and eliminate specialized magistracy