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Strange protests and even stranger anti-inflation measures, plus the new owner of the Maritza Iztok - 3 coal power plant

Strange protests and even stranger anti-inflation measures, plus the new owner of the Maritza Iztok - 3 coal power plant

Protest for the sake of protesting, Italian soldiers are welcomed and a new owner for the second largest TPP in Bulgaria



Borissov’s arrest: What we know so far

Borissov’s arrest: What we know so far

The Internal Ministry’s surprise operation against the former PM and high level GERB cadres came just a few hours after the head of the EU Prosecution visited Sofia


The Recovery and Resilience Plan - where does Bulgaria currently stand?

The Recovery and Resilience Plan - where does Bulgaria currently stand?

6 billion euro are awaiting for Sofia to finalize the deal with Brussels


Inside Nexo: one of the biggest crypto-banks in the world

Inside Nexo: one of the biggest crypto-banks in the world

The Bulgarian company claims to run 10 billion dollars in assets. Such growth comes with challenges



Promises, promises: How will Bulgaria look like according to the economic programs of the parties

Promises, promises: How will Bulgaria look like according to the economic programs of the parties

The main parties’ pledges in the fields of taxation, finance, pensions, energy and business development policy


Bulgaria's budget in crisis

Bulgaria's budget in crisis

Balanced fiscal policy takes a sharp turn towards rapid spending in the hope of election win next year


Taxing Trouble

Taxing Trouble

The taxation Ordinance N-18 that affects almost every company in Bulgaria has introduced an extremely complex, unclear and expensive regulation, and will repel foreign investors


The gambling war

The gambling war

The attack on gambling tycoon Vasil Bozhkov is yet another example of how politics and business in Bulgaria are intertwined


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


Geshev Unchained

Geshev Unchained

The new Bulgarian Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev moved into first gear from the outset, picking fights with oligarchs, rural criminals and even the president himself. Is he aiming at something bigger than just crime busting?


The strange new look of Bulgaria’s biggest business association

The strange new look of Bulgaria’s biggest business association

KRIB has become a quasi-state structure under the chairmanship of Kiril Domuschiev


Why Are Western Investors Leaving Bulgaria?

Why Are Western Investors Leaving Bulgaria?

Big and established international companies are selling their Bulgarian assets to East European or local buyers.


The Rapid Demise of Bulgartabac

The Rapid Demise of Bulgartabac

Bulgartabac as a case-study in the effects of Bulgaria's politically entangled privatization process: How Delyan Peevski managed to transform the one-time tobacco giant into a midget despite massive state support.