Bulgaria: further away from Russia’s claws, but still close enough
An unprecedented diplomatic row between Russia and Bulgaria as the latter plunged into a political crisis
Tanks, refugees and unicorns - last week was one to remember
The Russian counterattack in the EU and Bulgaria is just starting. We have a unicorn startup, though
Concern, not condemn: Bulgaria’s response to the Ukraine escalation
Behind the strongly worded support for Ukrainian integrity, many in Sofia still prefer to tread lightly so as not to anger the Kremlin and its zealots here
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
Spy saga turning hot?
Bulgaria joined Czechia in accusing Russian saboteurs of blowing up arms and munitions factories in the country, but has consistently tried to hide the truth over the past decade
Russia is back, Parliament is stuck, universities and politics don't mix well, and Sofia Airport is now private
K Insights 23/04: Some problems in the budget and a hope for sunshine in North Macedonia
Silence of the masters
The refusal of those in power to talk to the media risks further eroding what little public trust both still enjoy
Spy saga: Bulgaria’s "Cambridge Five" or just a smoke-mirror?
The story of five members of the Bulgarian counterintelligence service have reached NATO, but it reveals more about the country’s unreformed institutions than Moscow’s spy efforts
A very Bulgarian spy saga
Sofia is highly selective when it comes to expelling Russian spies – and its interests in general