• Attacking the Peevski Act: Manipulation disguised as charity

      Attacking the Peevski Act: Manipulation disguised as charity

      The chorus of websites of varying degrees of obscurity affiliated with the so-called Capital circle of Ivo Prokopiev and his fellow oligarchs that is criticising the provisions of the so-called Peevski Act (amended version of the Mandatory Deposition of Print and Other Materials Act) has been joined by an unexpected voice. The law provides for full transparency in the financing of all publications in Bulgaria, including websites.

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    • Interpol should review arrest warrant decision involving Antoaneta and Radosveta Vassileva

      Interpol should review arrest warrant decision involving Antoaneta and Radosveta Vassileva

      The Bulgarian Prosecutor’s Office has sent Interpol a request, insisting that the organisation rethinks its decision to scrap the red notices issued for locating and provisionally arresting Antoaneta and Radosveta Vassileva. The unprecedented move came after it transpired that, at a closed session, the Commission for the Control of Interpol's Files (CCF) had made a decision to delete the personal data of the wife and daughter of the fugitive banker Tsvetan Vassilev, who is hiding in Serbia, from the organisation’s database.

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    • Emperor Trajan's glorious Ulpia

      Emperor Trajan's glorious Ulpia

      Nicopolis ad Nestum is just one of a number of ancient cities in Bulgaria, but in the Rhodope Mountains it is the sole well-preserved one from the Roman era. It is located in the south-western part of the country, near the modern city of Gotse Delchev. Built in 106 by Emperor Trajan to commemorate his victory over the Dacians, it came to replace a Thracian settlement of the Bessoi tribe. In Latin its name means Victory City on the Mesta River and it is one of only 10 cities entitled to bear the name of Trajan's father - Ulpius.

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    • GERB and UDF to run together in European elections

      GERB and UDF to run together in European elections

      The ruling GERB party and the non-parliamentary Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) will run together in the upcoming European elections. This transpired after a meeting of representatives of the two parties. Prime Minister and GERB leader Boyko Borissov is quoted as saying that UDF will get an electable position on the list of candidates and at least two spots for their candidates. These should be "convinced democrats who, when in Brussels, will stand up for the values and causes of the European People's Party", to use Borissov's words.

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    • Secret Files Committee reveals: CorpBank was State Security bank

      Secret Files Committee reveals: CorpBank was State Security bank

      CorpBank was essentially a bank of the State Security. The revelation was made by a decision of the Secret Files Committee, published on its official website on 19 March. It concerns natural persons who have disclosed transferring their claims or made a declaration of intention for set-offs after the lender was placed under special supervision.

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    • Tsvetan Vassuilev proved to be business partner of Hungary’s former premier

      Tsvetan Vassuilev proved to be business partner of Hungary’s former premier

      The claims presented by the Bulgarian authorities to their Serbian counterparts for the extradition of Tsvetan Vassilev from Belgrade to Bulgaria now number dozens. They were sent both by the Specialized Court where the lawsuit against the ex-banker and his gang which syphoned off the CorpBank and to the prosecution which is dealing with dozens of cases against the ex-banker who is still a fugitive.

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    • Frognews admits: Peevski is honest and not corrupt

      Frognews admits: Peevski is honest and not corrupt

      With the advent of spring many people start suffering from serious psyche problems. This scientific thesis is best illustrated by the behaviour of Frognews site and its publisher, former agent of the communist State Security whose nexus with the fugitive banker Tsvetan Vassilev has long been proven.

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