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The week: The elusive recipe for anti-corruption

The week: The elusive recipe for anti-corruption

Anti-corruption is difficult everywhere, 79 regulatory seats for the taking (if we discount the Patriarch’s and the PM’s)





Bulgaria set to relinquish 4.4 billion euros under the Recovery Plan

Bulgaria set to relinquish 4.4 billion euros under the Recovery Plan

Parliament sabotages the second payment and puts the whole plan at risk by blocking the adoption of four laws and postponing the abolition of regulated electricity prices


Fast and furious: GERB and MRF reinstate the status quo at full speed

Fast and furious: GERB and MRF reinstate the status quo at full speed

The fortnight-old Glavchev cabinet is no longer trying to hide its allegiances




The week: Fly, don't float - Bulgaria enters Schengen

The week: Fly, don't float - Bulgaria enters Schengen

Schengen entry is upon us, Who wants to be a Prime Minister, A very rich church






The week: Emperor Mihaylov lets Sofia burn

The week: Emperor Mihaylov lets Sofia burn

The 1989 of Bulgarian Football, Economy slows down, The ups&downs of Burgas



Local elections, round 2: Terziev in knife edge Sofia victory, GERB’s regional hegemony cracks

Local elections, round 2: Terziev in knife edge Sofia victory, GERB’s regional hegemony cracks

Record-low turnout, a very colorful picture across the country and a vengeful Borissov


The week: No country for new dogs

The week: No country for new dogs

What Plovdiv teaches us about Bulgaria, 50 Shades of grey money, and some horror (thankfully, on the screen)


Bulgaria is still a captured state. The machine voting debacle proved it

Bulgaria is still a captured state. The machine voting debacle proved it

The last-minute alteration of the voting rules showed that Bulgaria remains governed by a corrupt Mafia



Local elections, round 1: GERB loses Sofia, keeps Burgas and draws in Plovdiv and Varna

Local elections, round 1: GERB loses Sofia, keeps Burgas and draws in Plovdiv and Varna

The ballot was marred by a fabricated scandal that eliminated machine voting