• Survey: Delyan Peevski biggest donor

      Survey: Delyan Peevski biggest donor

      MRF lawmaker and Telegraph Media publisher Delyan Peevski and businessman Kiril Domuschiev have emerged as the most generous donors to COVID-19 relief efforts in opinion polls Sova Harris conducted between 29 May and 3 June of this year among 1,000 people.

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    • The mosque that became a church

      The mosque that became a church

      In the centre of Sofia there is an imposing and very popular church, but few people know that before it became a Christian temple it had been a mosque for centuries. The name of the church is Sveti Sedmochislenitsi and it is dedicated to Saints Cyril and Methodius, the two brothers who devised the precursor of the Cyrillic alphabet, and their five disciples - Clement, Naum, Angelar, Gorazd and Sava.

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    • VAT rate on baby foods drops to 9% due to Peevski, Karaday and Tsonev’s amendments

      VAT rate on baby foods drops to 9% due to Peevski, Karaday and Tsonev’s amendments

      The Value-Added Tax (VAT) drops from 20% to 9% on baby milk, puree and diapers. The lawmakers of the Committee on Budget and Finance at the National Assembly adopted amendments to the Value-Added Tax Act at second reading. These amendments were proposed by MP of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) and publisher of Telegraph Media Delyan Peevski along with his colleagues MRF Chairman Mustafa Karadayi and MRF deputy floor leader Yordan Tsonev.

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    • Scandal! Palfreeman tries to clear his criminal record

      Scandal! Palfreeman tries to clear his criminal record

      After Jock Palfreeman, sentenced to serve jail time for the murder of Bulgarian student Andrey Monov, was set free early thanks to a supreme court controlled by the oligarchy, now the Australian is trying another, even more scandalous move – to expunge the deed from his record. The media outlets owned by the shadowy circles in Bulgaria reported Wednesday that Palfreeman has requested that the case of the murder of student Andrey Monov be reopened.

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    • Bozhkov pockets BGN 2bn from gambling business alone, refuses to pay “millionaires” their prizes

      Bozhkov pockets BGN 2bn from gambling business alone, refuses to pay “millionaires” their prizes

      Vasil Bozhkov has always given off the vibe of a poker player who hides his hand well and is adept at bluffing. What we know for certain is that he held the title of the biggest advertiser for years. His latest gambling empire was the result of a very serious TV campaign. This analysis was offered by Tihomir Bezlov from the Center for the Study of Democracy in a bTV interview.

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    • Failed former justice minister Hristo Ivanov stands in support of indicted Bozhkov

      Failed former justice minister Hristo Ivanov stands in support of indicted Bozhkov

      The failed former justice minister Hristo Ivanov has yet again used a Facebook post to stand in support of the indicted oligarch Vasil Bozhkov by hurling a bunch of false allegations in the direction of PM Boyko Borissov. For years, Ivanov has been working to keep the monitoring for Bulgaria in place as an instrument to exert pressure on the government to the benefit of the oligarchic interests he serves.

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    • Scandal! Failed politician to help with monitoring for Bulgaria

      Scandal! Failed politician to help with monitoring for Bulgaria

      The Bulgarian Institute for Legal Initiatives (BILI), an NGO of the failed former justice minister Hristo Ivanov, has wormed its way into the new Civil Council tasked with assisting with the monitoring of Bulgaria following the end of the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) which the EU used to follow the country’s progress in the fields of judicial reform and home affairs.

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    • Borissov, Vucic inspect Balkan Stream gas pipeline

      Borissov, Vucic inspect Balkan Stream gas pipeline

      Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic inspected the Balkan Stream gas pipeline in its Letnitsa section on Monday. “What I know is that there are no wars where there are gas pipelines,” PM Borissov said. He underscored the fact that Balkan Stream is planned to transit natural gas from different sources, which will contribute to diversifying supplies for the region.

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    • Prokopiev - the coronavirus of Bulgarian journalism

      Prokopiev - the coronavirus of Bulgarian journalism

      A coronavirus is haunting Bulgarian journalism. The coronavirus of Prokopiev's mainstream media machine. Just like Covid-19, it attacks underhandedly and relentlessly and spreads hotbeds of contagion. However, in contrast to the coronavirus, it has not been spreading for just several months, but for two decades now, in a bid to hit real journalism and put on artificial respiration the freedom of speech in Bulgaria.

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