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Bulgaria's Slow 'Pink' Revolution

The controversial Soviet Army monument in Bulgaria's capital Sofia made new headlines in leading international media as it was painted again in honor the 45th anniversary of the crackdown on Prague's Spring.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 22, 2013, Thursday // 12:08 | Viewed: 2571

Bulgaria's Govt Should Hear the Business Sector

Bulgaria’s economic environment should be made foreseeable for the business to operate, according to the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | August 7, 2013, Wednesday // 11:58 | Viewed: 2306

Combating Tax Frauds

Italy’s police have unraveled a tax evasion scheme worth millions of euros. Italian companies relocated to Bulgaria and registered as owners elderly people who had no idea they had become company owners.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 12, 2013, Friday // 11:37 | Viewed: 4416

How Much Social Security Should Rich Bulgarians Pay?

How can the Bulgarian state force wealthy Bulgarians to pay bigger social security contributions? Increase the upper earnings limit, this is the way to go.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 10, 2013, Wednesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 5159

Taking Bulgarians, EU for a Ride

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament from the ruling majority sneakily masterminded Wednesday a plan to get rid of the "Volen Siderov's Ethics" problem.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 3, 2013, Wednesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 6364

Inspiring Balkan Protests

The Balkans are protesting – Turkey, Greece, and now Bulgaria.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 17, 2013, Monday // 17:13 | Viewed: 3808

Turks Want Freedom, Bulgarians Electricity

What sparked the protests in Turkey were plans to cut down trees in Taksim Square.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 10, 2013, Monday // 06:30 | Viewed: 2631

Bulgaria's 'Pale Rider' or How to Kill Political Stardom

Volen Siderov, Bulgaria's nationalist chief, staged his latest dog and pony show on the day the nation reveres one of its most beloved sons.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 4, 2013, Tuesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 3512

High Time to Get Down to Work!

Bulgaria is already in a position to cobble together a government that could ease concerns over its future, as soon as possible.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 09:00 | Viewed: 5652

Nationalist Leader - Kingmaker in Bulgaria

No matter what politicians say, one thing is for sure.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 17, 2013, Friday // 11:18 | Viewed: 6072

Responsible Politicians? Anyone?

Are there any nationally responsible politicians left in Bulgaria? Over the next few days, we will know the answer to that important question.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 13, 2013, Monday // 14:36 | Viewed: 5444

Bulgaria after Vote: Bleak Outlook or Dead End

Only four Bulgarian parties - those which got most discredited over the past decade thanks to corruption and links with the oligarchy - made it to parliament on Sunday.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 21:58 | Viewed: 6378

Who Benefits from Bulgaria's Watergate?

Who is piling up benefits from the ‘watergate' scandal that sent – yet again - shockwaves in Bulgaria on Friday? This is the question that every reasonable Bulgarian faced on Friday after media published a scandalous special surveillance devices recording

Novinite Insider » Opinions | April 26, 2013, Friday // 14:21 | Viewed: 1909

Fight Poverty with Jobs, Not Prayers

Religious leaders from various faiths in Bulgaria held three days of special prayers requested by the country's president because of a spate of suicides.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | April 10, 2013, Wednesday // 09:10 | Viewed: 2266

The 'Mysterious' Ways of Bulgarian Prosecution

Bulgarian journalist Boris Mitov was threatened with charges of leaking State secrets for publishing an article criticizing notorious prosecutor Roman Vasilev.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | April 8, 2013, Monday // 11:56 | Viewed: 2106

Dogan Attacker's Matrix

In the country, where as a rule there is either too much or too little talk, many questions remain unanswered.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | April 4, 2013, Thursday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1013

Bulgaria's Wiretapping Scandal - Whose Mistake Was It This Time?

Was something lost in translation in Bulgaria's recent wiretapping scandal?

Novinite Insider » Opinions | April 4, 2013, Thursday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1327

Caretaker Minister – Best Job in the World

Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Marin Raykov has kindly asked his ministers to pick up their phones 24/7.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 30, 2013, Saturday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1141

Why Is UK Afraid of Us?


Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 29, 2013, Friday // 11:20 | Viewed: 2196

'Too Much' Freedom

Notorious Bulgarian banker Tsvetan Vassilev (Corporate Commercial Bank, CCB) stunned many in the country with a rare interview.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 26, 2013, Tuesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1180


1. Why have Bulgarian caretaker Ministers engaged in a flurry of interviews instead of doing what needs to be done?

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 25, 2013, Monday // 13:18 | Viewed: 837
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