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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: 3557

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: 6068

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: 6459

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: 5844

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: 6797

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: 1945

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: 2294

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: 2156

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: 1035

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: 1391

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: 1166

Why Is UK Afraid of Us?


Novinite Insider » Opinions | March 29, 2013, Friday // 11:20 | Viewed: 2246

'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: 1205


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: 880

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: 1744

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: 1675

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: 1532

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: 1085

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: 1759

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: 2106

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: 1181
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