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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Chess and mate with a glass of juice

      Chess and mate with a glass of juice

      It is obvious that the Fake News Factory takes great interest in every move Delyan Peevski makes. One such example is the innocuous photo of Peevski grabbing a non-alcoholic drink from a cooler while meeting with voters in the village of Pashovi, near Velingrad. Even though there was nothing unusual to that image, certain heavy-weight observers “overanalysed” even that small detail. Chess and mate with a glass of juice! You are not really trying to tell us that Ivo Prokopiev and Tsvetan Vassilev never drink non-alcoholic beverages, are you?

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    • Delyan Peevski blamed for white sharks in Black Sea too

      Delyan Peevski blamed for white sharks in Black Sea too

      The summer is here, it is hot and news days are slow. The days of stifling heath have always been challenging for the information business, bringing about more than a few fake news items. One classical example, dating back to the early days of Bulgaria’s transition to democracy, is the report that white sharks were spotted in the Black Sea. Nowadays, however, this time of year is harrowing for the small but vociferous segment of pseudo-journalists which makes its living as hired pens serving the oligarchs.

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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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