Konstantin Malofeev

    • Seek the Russians: Vassilev protected by Kremlin players

      Seek the Russians: Vassilev protected by Kremlin players

      If you want to know how things panned out in the aftermath of the biggest financial scheme in Bulgarian history, the collapse of Corpbank, seek the Russian trail. That is because the long hand of the Kremlin has a pretty active role not just in fugitive banker Tsvetan Vassilev’s hiding from the judicial system, but in the secondary plundering of assets acquired with money from the failed lender that has been happening over the past five years.

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    • Kostov hides CorpBank secret

      Kostov hides CorpBank secret

      Oligarch Ivo Prokopiev has outed Tsvetan Vassilev as a seasoned Russian lobbyist. Instead of doing a favour to the financial fraudster responsible for the biggest theft (between BGN 5bn and BGN 6bn) in Bulgaria’s modern history, Prokopiev’s Anti-Corruption Fund achieved quite the opposite.

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    • Prokopiev exposed Russian ties of the fugitive banker in a bid to implicate Peevski in South Stream affair

      Prokopiev exposed Russian ties of the fugitive banker in a bid to implicate Peevski in South Stream affair

      Oligarch Ivo Prokopiev and his fosterlings from the Anticorruption Fund have exposed the Russian ties of the indicted ex-banker Tsvetan Vassilev who is hiding out in Serbia. The awkward situation in a tandem between Prokopiev and Vassilev was caused by a film released by Capital in a bid to implicate the lawmaker of the opposition party Movement for Rights and Freedoms and publisher of Telegraph Media Delyan Peevski in the South Stream affair.

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    • Malofeev and Reshetnikov spread tentacles in Bulgaria right after Crimea

      Malofeev and Reshetnikov spread tentacles in Bulgaria right after Crimea

      The so-called Plan Bulgaria with which Kremlin-tied Oligarch Konstantin Malofeev and GRU general Leonid Reshetnikov wanted to turn the geopolitical allegiances of Bulgaria from pro-western to those of a Moscow satellite with the help of the fugitive banker Tsvetan Vassilev and the leader of the National Movement “Russophiles” Nikolay Malinov is part of a large-sale scheme to assert Russian influence in the entire Balkan Peninsula.

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    • Russian propaganda with three pillars in Bulgaria

      Russian propaganda with three pillars in Bulgaria

      The Russian propaganda in Bulgaria is standing on three pillars that were first positioned in the most important areas of public life – culture, entrepreneurship and politics – as early as the country’s process of transitioning to democracy. Thanks to them, the Kremlin has continued to weave its spider’s web in the country, despite seemingly losing ground in the early days of democratic changes, and blast the public consciousness with disinformation, talking points and downright lobbyist projects.

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    • Bivol on Malofeev’s feeding rack

      Bivol on Malofeev’s feeding rack

      The socialists know best, especially those with close ties with the Kremlin. “Socialism is like AIDS – it is a disease transmitted sexually or hereditary,” this outrageous remark made by the even more scandalous leftwing lawmaker Anton Kutev is a fitting description of the close ties of the Russian propaganda in which the so-called chief editor of the website Bivol Atanas Chobanov, his spouse Maria Onuchko, her father Victor Onuchko and the “Orthodox oligarch” Konstantin Malofeev find themselves entangled.

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    • To 'poison' CorpBank's defrauded depositors

      To 'poison' CorpBank's defrauded depositors

      Prior to the collapse of the CorpBank pyramid scheme in 2014, Dunarit was used by Tsvetan Vassilev as a distribution centre through which credit facilities were provided by the bank and subsequently given out as “loans” to shell firms. Of course, without any collateral. According to reports by CorpBank's bankruptcy administrators, over BGN 90 million have been syphoned off through this scheme, subsequently captured by fictitious cessions at the time of sequestration.

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