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    • Tsvetan Vassilev and his 1001 lies

      Tsvetan Vassilev and his 1001 lies

      “Lies underlie the monopoly of truth.” This maxim was formulated not anywhere else but in the former USSR. It originates in the bowels of the Soviet brainwashing machine, which applies this principle to this day, years after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Every partisan of the idea to return Bulgaria into the orbit of a Russian satellite, so dear to the pro-Kremlin circles, knows it by rote.

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    • Reporters under pressure: a relay event of asking questions about Peevski

      Reporters under pressure: a relay event of asking questions about Peevski

      A curious flash mob has been taking place in the behind-the-scenes clique’s media outlets over the past few days and weeks. Not a day goes by without some prominent reporter of that clique asking prosecutor-general candidate Ivan Geshev a question from the comforts of their own computer. The query is always the same and is passed around like a baton. The participants in this sporting event ask Geshev about Peevski. Ask and do not particularly care for an answer.

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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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