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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: 2252

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: 2056

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: 995

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: 1283

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: 1128

Why Is UK Afraid of Us?


Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 29, 2013, Friday // 11:20 | Viewed: 2169

'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: 1163


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: 817

Wanted: Bulgaria's Next PM

Wanted: man of honor, good at economics, preferably not a former communist, no record of covering up mafia and shady deals, deeply patriotic and tough as old boots.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 19, 2013, Tuesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1667

Born in the USA

Bulgaria is in safe hands, not linked to the discredited political class.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 14, 2013, Thursday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1627

The Education, Stupid!

Bulgaria's crumbling is escalating – attack on party leader, shootout in downtown Sofia, kidnapping, wave of suicides, massive, endless rallies against poverty, monopolies, mafia, stagnation and corruption, rotting the State for 23 years, unprecedented se

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 8, 2013, Friday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1486

The Government's Use of Dead People for PR in Bulgaria

When 36-year-old Bulgarian Plamen Goranov set himself on fire amid massive protests against the rampant corruption and desperate poverty in the country last month, local authorities employed a familiar PR tactic.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 6, 2013, Wednesday // 12:45 | Viewed: 1058

Bulgaria Needs New Political Parties

What usually happens when a country's government resigns as a result of mass protests triggered by poverty, corruption and a lack of social justice? An opposition party wins the elections.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 25, 2013, Monday // 11:34 | Viewed: 1698

Lack of Common Sense Kills Bulgaria

You know what I hate most about Bulgaria's rulers, opposition and protesters?

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2061

Pour la Peau d'un Finance Minister

One must be struck by naivety to believe that Bulgaria's finance minister Simeon Djankov was kicked out for delaying grain producers pay.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 19, 2013, Tuesday // 08:10 | Viewed: 1140

Something in Bulgaria Snapped, Election Campaign is On

"Polenta doesn't explode" is the gnomic phrase people in this part of Europe use to describe their attitude of resigned acceptance.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 18, 2013, Monday // 09:00 | Viewed: 1623

The Cheap Screenplay of the Bulgaria Movie

For the second time in the last few days the Bulgarian site for investigative journalism Bivol.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 11, 2013, Monday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1389

Bulgarian Buddha, Hezbollah, and National Insecurity

Previously classified documents from the 90s, just published by the independent site  for investigative journalism Bivol.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 5, 2013, Tuesday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1528

Migrant Scare: UK's EU Membership Must Go to Independent Scotland

As EU discourse in the UK reached absurd pitches with the government fanned anti-immigrant craze, an equally absurd solution might appear logical.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2571

Chalga In, Chalga Out, and the Willful Blindness of (EU) Bureaucracy

Payner Media, the Bulgarian chalga music factory, has given up a project awarded BGN 3197324 in EU funds and BGN 287735 in national co-financing.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1697

Nuclear Energy vs. Nuclear Energy

Some media outlets in Bulgaria stated Monday that approximately 60% of Bulgarians voted in favor of the development of nuclear energy in the country.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 28, 2013, Monday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1973
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