Ognyan Donev

    • Only one above Prokopiev is… Kostov

      Only one above Prokopiev is… Kostov

      There can hardly be anything more pathetic in this world than being an oligarch on strings. Supposedly a millionaire, you do not have control over your own money. Supposedly a master of a bunch of “smart and beautiful” servants, you are someone’s servant yourself and you stand at attention and do what you are told whenever that “important phone number” calls. Even basic everyday stuff like what to eat and where to live are not your own choice. If the boss says “your meals will consist of rocket and other pretentious vegan items” or “go catch a flight to Singapore”, his word is gospel.

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    • Radan’s wet dreams

      Radan’s wet dreams

      The gods must be crazy! Bushman Radan Kanev and his tribal leader Ivan Kostov rose in arms against the idea of introducing the US model for parties’ funding in Europe. Purportedly concerned, the newly elected MEP Radan Kanev showed up at the bTV studio just to cover the idea with spittle.

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    • Indicted oligarchs cheat US about Peevski

      Indicted oligarchs cheat US about Peevski

      We don’t know if you noticed it but as weeks go by a report targeting the lawmaker of the opposition Movement for Rights and Freedoms and publisher of Telegraph Media Delyan Peevski appears in some of the sites of the indicted oligarch. And it is never “just a report” but an authoritative document, full of scary conclusions, namely how bad it is to be a people’s representative.

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    • Photoshop against Peevski

      Photoshop against Peevski

      Proverbial wisdom says that people are inclined to blame others for their own vices and wrongdoings. With this in mind it is really scary even to imagine what is going on in the editorial offices of the media outlets owned by the indicted oligarch-publishers or those associated with them. After three weeks of the election campaign three things are already evident.

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    • Oligarchy in role of Ostap Bender

      Oligarchy in role of Ostap Bender

      “The countess with a changed face is running to the lake,” is the cryptic, and perhaps a bit crazy, telegram that Ostap Bender sends in an attempt to scare the underground millionaire Aleksandr Ivanovich Koreyko. This kind of veiled threat described by the authors behind these fictional characters, Ilya Ilf and Yevgeni Petrov, has been rediscovered by the paid scribblers of the shadowy bosses in Bulgaria.

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    • Oligarchy makes fuss about nothing

      Oligarchy makes fuss about nothing

      Certain famed “fighters” for democracy and justice (and nice paychecks) have been in a strange position for years. Other people busily hand them reports and false information that they, just like regular apprentices, run from one institution to the next to submit – content that someone else authored – in exchange of payment. Since its very inception, the NGO Boets (Bulgarian for “fighter”) has been clearly showing one thing – it will serve those who pay the most. The organisation is not even ashamed to disseminate photos of its chairperson alongside the fugitive banker Tsvetan Vassilev, who is being tried for the engineered failure of CorpBank.

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    • Reporters without Borders in the oligarchy’s looking glass world

      Reporters without Borders in the oligarchy’s looking glass world

      On 18 April, Reporters without Borders (RSF), an organisation based in France, released its 2018 World Press Freedom Index where Bulgaria for the next year in a row ranks 111th out a total of 179 positions in the ranking. This ranking, however, for years has been criticised for obscure points of reference for countries‘selection and superficial propaganda used for the purpose. 

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    • WEEKLY DIGEST: Anti-Peevski fakes: If not Bulgartabac it will be CorpBank

      WEEKLY DIGEST: Anti-Peevski fakes: If not Bulgartabac it will be CorpBank

      It is common knowledge that repetition is the mother of learning. According to Goebbels, repetition is the mother of propaganda. As regards the oligarchic media in Bulgaria, repetition is not just propaganda. It means lies stored in archives of files whose content are the talking points which are taken out of mothballs every time when the previous one becomes too worn-out.

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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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