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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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    • Derisive attempts to kick against Peevski

      Derisive attempts to kick against Peevski

      The foot soldiers on payroll of natural gas tycoon Sasho Donchev have been in bad pain of late. To be more accurate, for about a month now, since it became clear that the MP from the civil quota of the opposition Movement for Rights and Freedoms and publisher of Telegraph Media Delyan Peevski is on the second position of the Movement’s EP voting list.

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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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    • Komarnitski case: Cartoonist on leash barks against Peevski

      Komarnitski case: Cartoonist on leash barks against Peevski

      The “Komarnitski case” is the diagnosis of an insignificant part of the Bulgarian public, a Facebook army of professional protesters. He is a cartoonist on a chain, hiding an unsuspected talent. Here he is a hair’s breadth away from figuratively spearing natural gas tycoon Sasho Donchev, thanks to whose false reports Bulgaria was sentenced to pay over €77m in fines not long ago.

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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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    • Factory squeezes fake news against Peevski for 3 days (SUMMARY)

      Factory squeezes fake news against Peevski for 3 days (SUMMARY)

      An absolute clinic on how to squeeze everything out of a fake news item was put on by the media outlets of the slandering machine of the oligarchic publishers in Bulgaria. Against every journalistic logic (when it comes to these publications, journalism is not their real trade), but completely on brand with the propaganda they are so good at, the cogs of the Fake News Factory started the week by dusting off an old lie. It is about non-existent ties between Bulgartabac and lawmaker and Telegraph Media publisher Delyan Peevski. By the looks of it, they plan to finish the week the same way – regurgitating an old and absolutely false concoction of a story.

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