Monitor News Agency (257)

  • MRF and Peevski with new development initiatives

    MRF and Peevski with new development initiatives

    In the coming weeks, Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) lawmaker and Telegraph Media publisher Delyan Peevski and other MPs of the party are to unveil new initiatives to facilitate the country’s development, MRF legislator Yordan Tsonev recently told the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR). Tsonev stressed that the whole party was the driving force behind the programme, but added that Peevski was very active in its drafting.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • Greece turns down CEZ buyer for capital deficit

    Greece turns down CEZ buyer for capital deficit

    The new buyer of CEZ, Eurohold, has a dossier even more scandalous than Inercom of Ginka Varbakov, the previous candidate that vied for the power distribution company which supplies electricity to one-third of Bulgaria. The reference in registers shows that Greece turned down the subsidiary of Eurohold as investor for lack of capitals. In the other neighbouring country, Romania, another firm of the Eurohold structure was fined for collusive agreement on the insurance market. It also proved to have huge capital deficit and had to undergo financial sanation.

  • CorpBank affair, 5 years later

    CorpBank affair, 5 years later

    Five years after the most massive heist in the Bulgaria’s modern history – the collapse of the CorpBank pyramid – fugitive banker Tsvetan Vassilev is still keeping at his disposal about BGN 5 to 6bn. He squanders the money of the defrauded depositors on lavish life in Belgrade and generous fees paid to lawyers, judges of the oligarchy and, of course, the media and expensive journalists who run his talking points and try to present him as a “victim” of robbery, while they themselves are the real victim.

  • Stoyana defends Kostov with fake news about Peevski

    Stoyana defends Kostov with fake news about Peevski

    Stoyana Georgieva, the one-time spokesperson for former PM Ivan Kostov who must be hoarse from shouting out all those lies from the rooftops, seems to have suffered a heatstroke. And understandably so – the temperatures out there are in the 30s, people get muddled by the scorching heat. Stoyana must have stood too long in the sun because she has gotten completely tangled up in her own fables in her bid to defend her guru Kostov with the latest fake news about lawmaker Delyan Peevski.

  • Exit exam for low-scorers

    Exit exam for low-scorers

    The warrior of fugitive banker Tsvetan Vassilev, Georgi Georgiev shows signs of manic. On the evening of 19 June, Ruse site Dunavmost released a very strange text full of spelling and grammar mistakes, wrong capitalising and hilarious mood.

  • Substance-induced journalism

    Substance-induced journalism

    To make people like oligarch Ivo Prokopiev and arms dealer Emiliyan Gebrev out to be victims of some kind of imaginary institutional repression is to not only show some true skill at spinning things but some serious mental glitches. The latter can only be explained with two colours – white or green (as you will find out below), or a combination thereof.

  • Prokopiev’s parole of honour

    Prokopiev’s parole of honour

    The double standards of oligarch Prokopiev have hit the rock bottom. For several days running, his media servicing up their master, contrary to all journalistic ethical standards, have been competing in bringing it home to public that shutting down Telegraph, the most popular newspaper in Bulgaria, initiated by one presumptuous prosecutor who abused his power, was an “isolated case”.

  • Prosecutor’s Office continues its arbitrary treatment of Telegraph

    Prosecutor’s Office continues its arbitrary treatment of Telegraph

    After the scandalous Prosecutor Todor Todorov of the Sofia District Prosecutor’s Office (SDPO) ordered the head of the Patent Office to erase the trademark of the daily newspaper Telegraph (registered back in 1999), citing as grounds the potential for misleading Bulgarian customers to assume a connection with the “world-renowned British newspaper with a long-time popularity in the country – The Telegraph”, the saga is not over yet. On the contrary – the outrage against the newspaper continues.