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Was DPS's Choice to Speed Up Government Resignation a Sacrifice?

"The DPS said to everyone that to be in power is not an end in itself, it's not a cliche," Lyutvi Mestan, leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, said.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 13:14 | Viewed: 485

Vladimir Karolev: Central Bank's Dependence on Politicians 'Evident'

Economist Vladimir Karolev said  the Bulgarian National Bank had made a mistake by not admitting that its actions were politically motivated.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 428

Georgi Stoev: Changing Laws 'Creates Dangerous Precedent'

Economist Georgi Stoev told Novinite's Bulgarian-language website that the events around Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) should not give ground to legal amendments.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 14, 2014, Monday // 17:19 | Viewed: 933

Stoyan Aleksandrov: KTB Subsidiary Nationalization 'Ill-Grounded'

Intentions declared by the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) to nationalize Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB)'s subsidiary could be unfeasible, a financial expert argues.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 14, 2014, Monday // 16:49 | Viewed: 270

Ognyan Minchev: Russian FM Could Have Effect on Governmentt Resignation

Bulgaria's government is "wriggling in the deadly grip of the necessity" to serve Russian interests in South Stream and Belene NPP, political scientist Ognyan Minchev believes.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 7, 2014, Monday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1085

Russian FM's Visit 'Could Result in Three Options' on South Stream

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's visit to Bulgaria could prompt three scenarios regarding South Stream, a former Bulgarian ambassador to Russia believes.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 7, 2014, Monday // 14:03 | Viewed: 243

Bulgaria 'Missed Chance for Eurozone' – Former FinMin Simeon Djankov

Bulgaria was almost ready to join the Eurozone, former Finance Minister Simeon Djankov said.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 4, 2014, Friday // 12:41 | Viewed: 760

Bulgaria's Banking Affair: Trust Sells, but Who's Buying?

Three phrases related to Bulgaria’s banks have lately nailed my attention.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | July 1, 2014, Tuesday // 23:50 | Viewed: 1007

When Rumors Override Expert Opinions

On Friday, Bulgaria was shaken by an unprecedented informational attack on one of the country’s leading banks, First Investment Bank (FIB).

Novinite Insider » Opinions | June 29, 2014, Sunday // 15:36 | Viewed: 1820

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: 1452

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: 534

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: 1344

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: 762

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: 639

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: 774

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: 669

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: 913

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: 865

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: 1090

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: 421

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: 933
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