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Someone is Abusing Weak Government to Destabilize Bulgaria’s Banks

We have already seen this situation with the banks before, when there was mass psychosis, people rushing to pull out their savings, and the Lev spiraling into hyperinflation.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 27, 2014, Friday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1959

Chief Health Inspector: No Infectious Diseases from Varna Floods

There is no breakout of infectious diseases in Varna’s flooded Asparuhovo district, Bulgaria’s Chief Health Inspector Dr.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 893

BICA Chairman: Political Uncertainty Hurting Businesses

Early parliamentary elections are never healthy for the business climate of the country, according to Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association (BICA) chairman Vasil Vasilev.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1672

Georgi Markov: GERB will Win Majority in Early Elections

The center-right GERB party of Boyko Borisov will win a majority in the early parliamentary elections, ex-Constitutional Judge Georgi Markov believes.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 13, 2014, Friday // 12:16 | Viewed: 1339

Mandatory Voting: The Last Resort of a Delegitimized Political Class

Over the past days, we have heard increasing talk about the introduction of mandatory voting in Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1133

Evgeniy Daynov: DPS Cautious not to Sink with BSP

The Bulgarian political analyst Evgeniy Daynov commented on the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) leader Lyutvi Mestan's proposal for early elections.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 6, 2014, Friday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1179

Russia's EU Envoy: EC's Power Insufficient to Delay South Stream

The European Commission (EC) lacks enough powers to delay the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline, Vladimir Chizhov, Russia's Ambassador to the EU, told ITAR-TASS in an exclusive interview.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1086

Bulgaria Caught Between Russia and Europe in the Game of Pipes

Each time the ЕC slams Bulgaria over South Stream, Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev makes a statement, with both anger and anxiety carved into his face.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 3, 2014, Tuesday // 17:59 | Viewed: 1269

Ivan Krastev: We Should Not Simplify Ukraine as East versus West

The prominent Bulgarian political scientist and head of the Center for Liberal Strategies, Ivan Krastev, shared his views on the crisis in Ukraine.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 30, 2014, Friday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1237

Bulgaria’s Government Shaken by Election Results

It was clear from the start that Bulgaria's European elections would be dominated by the internal power struggle.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 13:31 | Viewed: 1329

Socialist MEP Yotova: European Themes Still Distant for Bulgarians

Iiliyana Yotova, a member of European Parliament from the Bulgarian Socialist Party, commented on the European election results.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 27, 2014, Tuesday // 12:30 | Viewed: 638

Prof. Alexander Kyosev: How Neo-Liberal Failures Empowered Putin

Alexander Kyosev, a cultural historian, professor at the Sofia University, for Deutsche Welle.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 22, 2014, Thursday // 17:14 | Viewed: 1441

Ex-Bulgarian Social Minister: Recalculation of Salaries Necessary

The disproportion between salaries of highly qualified and low qualified labour in Bulgaria is a well-known fact, stressed Ivan Neykov, former Labour and Social Policy Minister.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 20, 2014, Tuesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 973

Prof. Atanas Tasev: Political Mingling in Energy, Counterproductive

Bulgarian energy expert Prof. Atanas Tasev believes the situation with the electricity distribution companies poses a threat to the country's energy security if not resolved.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 15, 2014, Thursday // 12:02 | Viewed: 3568

Bulgaria, BiH 'Only European Countries' Threatened by Gas Crisis

Bulgaria and Bosnia-Herzegovina will be the only countries to be left with no gas supplies if deliveries via Ukraine come to a halt, the President of the Russian Gas Society argued.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 12, 2014, Monday // 16:12 | Viewed: 9228

Bulgarian Political Analyst: EU Elections Will Not Fill Power Vacuum

The European Parliament elections will not be decisive for the future of the current Bulgarian government, according to the political analyst Parvan Simeonov.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 12, 2014, Monday // 13:58 | Viewed: 670

Europe Day, Victory Day, Reflection Day

Happy Europe Day and Happy Victory Day! Before we jump at each other arguing what May 9th symbolizes, it may be more appropriate to reflect on where the continent stands today.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 9, 2014, Friday // 12:11 | Viewed: 828

Ten Berge: Power Distributor Story "Feeds Someone's Ego"

Bulgaria's intentions to scrap permits of grid operators could do nothing more than "to feed some people's ego", EURELECTRIC head Hans Ten Berge said in Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 7, 2014, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 2848

Why Was Russia in a Hurry to Reject Ukraine's Referendum Proposal?

The Russian Foreign Ministry did not hesitate to dismiss Kiev's proposal that a nation-wide poll on "decentralization of power" be held on May 25 alongside presidential elections.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 1, 2014, Thursday // 21:07 | Viewed: 1881

Evgeniy Daynov: Expulsion of Syrians in Rozovo Disgrace for Bulgaria

The Bulgarian political analyst Evgeniy Daynov expressed his concern with the events in Rozovo village, where the local community expelled 17 Syrian refugees who had just settled.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | April 29, 2014, Tuesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 2173

Jean-Claude Juncker: EU Monitoring for Bulgaria Must Remain

The EU's monitoring mechanism for Bulgaria should remain until the country's politicians learn to comply with European values, according to Jean-Claude Juncker.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | April 25, 2014, Friday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1890
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