Sasho Donchev

    • Gebrev and Noev use military intelligence for personal benefit

      Gebrev and Noev use military intelligence for personal benefit

      The fugitive banker Tsvetan Vassilev’s pawns – indicted arms dealer Emiliyan Gebrev and pseudo-diplomat Boyko Noev – have used the resources of the agency Military Information (MI) for personal benefit. Thanks to pressure exerted by Vassilev, who is indicted for the engineered failure of CorpBank and is hiding in Serbia, the two businessmen made use of all MI resources. That included both the agency’s access to highly classified NATO information and using its intelligence officers as brokers in arms deals. These are all “NATO services” invaluable to Vassilev and company, who have serious Russian ties.

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    • Peevski dragged into Bulgarian EU commissioner intrigue

      Peevski dragged into Bulgarian EU commissioner intrigue

      On 2 September the daily newspaper Sega published a critical analysis about Bulgaria’s EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, which has been nominated for a second term by the government in Sofia. The author of the piece, Svetoslav Terziev, opines that it is irrelevant what area the country is put in charge of via its spot on the European Commission, insinuating that Mariya Gabriel is unfit to do the job.

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    • Agent Academician laments Kostov’s money. “Peevski is to blame” sounds again

      Agent Academician laments Kostov’s money. “Peevski is to blame” sounds again

      Agent Academician seems delirious again; and they say that the African swine fever is not dangerous for people. In a political “analysis” full of pathos, published on his obliging website, Ognyan Stefanov stirs up a classical hodgepodge of fake news. The old State Security operative laments the fact that authorities are investigating a suspicious half a million levs of Ivan Kostov’s finances and likens the former PM to a tall tree buffeted by hurricanes whereas the bushes survive just fine low to the ground.

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    • NRA incriminates godfather of Bulgarian mafia, Kostov, in illegal BGN 500,000

      NRA incriminates godfather of Bulgarian mafia, Kostov, in illegal BGN 500,000

      The godfather of the Bulgarian mafia and behind-the-scenes clique Ivan Kostov, aka the Commander, has been busted much like Al Capone was after tax authorities reveled an illegal half a million of levs. The huge sum with unknown source was discovered during audits launched 2-3 years ago, while the news itself came from Kostov, who, in a highly-produced interview for bTV, tried to secure a media shield for himself against future actions of the Bulgarian investigators.

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    • Gas baron's pen pushers and Peevski theme as bubblegum

      Gas baron's pen pushers and Peevski theme as bubblegum

      It’s been sizzling hot in Bulgaria in recent days. The blistering temperatures seem to melt even stone but in air-conditioned and quiet editorial offices of the media outlets sustained by natural gas baron Sasho Donchev the staffers are broiling on a different fire. It’s August, but the turnover of fake news about the sworn enemy of the behind-the-scenes clique Delyan Peevski must be kept at high rate.

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    • Oligarchy’s court tries to silence Peevski again

      Oligarchy’s court tries to silence Peevski again

      Following the disgraceful decision of judge Krasimir Mazgalov, member of the Management Board of the grant-funded Union of Bulgarian Judges (UBJ), who recently sentenced the newspapers Telegraph and Monitor for daring to tell the truth about the wife of Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC) president Lozan Panov – that Elisaveta Panova, aka the Black Swan, has a criminal record (a circumstance that has been confirmed by the police), now it is the turn of MRF lawmaker Delyan Peevski to be attacked.

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    • EMC, military intelligence and oligarchy’s talking points about Peevski (SUMMARY)

      EMC, military intelligence and oligarchy’s talking points about Peevski (SUMMARY)

      What do you do when you have been lording over an agency that is key to the Bulgarian national security, draining its secrets (and those of foreign security services) for personal gain, and now you are finally exposed for your shady operations? Well, you try to cover up the traces, of course, by diverting attention to your №1 enemy and blaming your own sins on him, without any evidence or real connection at that (but that is irrelevant I suppose).

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    • 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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    • 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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