• Prokopiev hides behind fake news about Peevski

      Prokopiev hides behind fake news about Peevski

      Indicted oligarch Ivo Prokopiev tried to conceal the EVN case, which the court started hearing on Thursday, with a campaign of fake news. The shady businessman from Razgrad is being tried for the sale of the state’s remaining stake in the electricity distribution company alongside two former ministers – Simeon Djankov and Traycho Traykov. 

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    • Frognews croaks fakes against Peevski nonstop

      Frognews croaks fakes against Peevski nonstop

      Within the last 12 hours, Frognews, the website of Agent Academician has released a total of four fakes. Unprecedented activity of the media “battering ram” logoed with the bankrupt CorpBank was appreciated by the sponsor of this site – fugitive banker Tsvetan Vassilev who personally circulated one of the fake news.

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    • Parliament votes Electoral Code second time

      Parliament votes Electoral Code second time

      With an overwhelming majority, the National Assembly voted on Wednesday to reject President Rumen Radev's veto on amendments to the Electoral Code. In the absence of the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) from the session, the MPs approved the bill once again with 154 votes in favour and no votes against or abstentions.

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    • Prokopiev’s NGO stumbled over Peevski Act

      Prokopiev’s NGO stumbled over Peevski Act

      The Association of European Journalists-Bulgaria (AEJ) has furnished an ostensive proof that its opinion may change not on the basis of principles but to accommodate the wishes of its mentors. Hours after bivol.bg, the site linked with the Kremlin’s propaganda machine, and five other internet sites complained of the texts in the Peevski Act aimed at shedding light on the medias’ property their complaint was supported by the AEJ-Bulgaria.

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    • Tale of a king, an abbess and two carriages

      Tale of a king, an abbess and two carriages

      The Holy Trinity Monastery of Divotino, founded way back in 1046 and popular among the locals as “the king's monastery”, huddles in the folds of Mount Lyulin, 5km away from the town of Bankya and 20km from Sofia. It is among the earliest cloisters in the group of monasteries known as the Sofia Sveta Gora.

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    • Bivol launches offensive against Peevski Act

      Bivol launches offensive against Peevski Act

      Bivol, one of the major websites of the Fake News Factory, which has close ties with the Russian propaganda machine - as shows the investigation of Monitor Agency - has launched an attack on the “Peevski” amendment. The amendment envisions that before 30 June all media in Bulgaria will have to bring to light their property status and financing sources.

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    • Lozan Panov launches political attack on judicial system

      Lozan Panov launches political attack on judicial system

      The infamous head of the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC) Lozan Panov has launched yet another well-planned and targeted campaign against the judicial system. In interviews for two different media outlets, which were published simultaneously and featured identical questions, Panov attacks politically every single figure in the judicial branch of government and the Bulgarian media who is inconvenient to him.

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    • Prokopiev’s company got VIP contract for EVN sale

      Prokopiev’s company got VIP contract for EVN sale

      Bulbrokers, the company of oligarch Ivo Prokopiev, had a VIP contract for the sale of the minority stake in EVN and thus was involved in a conflict of interest as an investment intermediary and deal broker. This transpired from the testimony of one witness in the case against Prokopiev, former ministers of finance and energy, Simeon Djankov and Traycho Traykov and three employees of Bulbrokers – company manager Radoslav Rachev, and shareholders Peter Vassilev and Lyubomir Evstatiev. 

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    • Former State Security agent concocts 2-for-1 fake news about Peevski

      Former State Security agent concocts 2-for-1 fake news about Peevski

      In a conspiracy-laden article, otherwise labeled as an analysis, Iliyan Vassilev – a former agent of the First Main Directorate of the State Security, who operated under the aliases Sasho and Dragan, and now a mouthpiece for the oligarchy and prominent defender of the fugitive banker Tsvetan Vassilev – makes up outrageous fabrications about Peevski.

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