• Bobokov brothers gain control of $ 3,375,000 plant for $ 590,000 in cash

      Bobokov brothers gain control of $ 3,375,000 plant for $ 590,000 in cash

      Can a person go from a sole-owner of a small business to one of Europe’s biggest producers of batteries with operations on three continents and assets that rank them near the top of the list of wealthiest Bulgarians? Before you say “no”, think really carefully. Because the answer is “yes”, as long as you are in Bulgaria, know the right people and schemes and get yourself a lion’s share of the criminally privatised state companies under Ivan Kostov’s government. 

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    • Open letter

      Open letter

      To the attention of the European Commission

      To the attention of the European Parliament

      To the attention of Her Excellency Herro Mustafa, US Ambassador to Bulgaria

      To the attention of His Excellency Christoph Eichhorn, Ambassador of Germany to Bulgaria

      To the attention of His Excellency Florence Robine, Ambassador of France to Bulgaria 

      To the attention of the European Commission in Bulgaria

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    • Between Rila and Mount Athos

      Between Rila and Mount Athos

      The Boboshevo monastery St Dimitar was established during the First Bulgarian Empire near the modern town of the same name, some 70 kilometres southwest of Sofia. In the late 9th century and the early 10th century, following the adoption of Christianity as the nation's official religion, intensive construction of churches and monasteries across the country commenced. Clergymen and priests were trained there, liturgical books were translated and copied.

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    • Capital Film Studio presents: Lords of Junk in smear attack against Delyan Peevski

      Capital Film Studio presents: Lords of Junk in smear attack against Delyan Peevski

      The Capital Film Studio has released the latest installment in its fake-news soap opera Lords of Junk, which has been force-fed to its audience for years. The goal of the series is always the same – to take a swipe at enemy №1 of the behind-the-scenes clique Delyan Peevski, who earned that distinction with his legislative initiatives and his publications’ consistent policy of exposing the shady deals of the oligarchs defrauding the Bulgarian public. The series is the work of indicted oligarch Ivo Prokopiev, who uses the same formula, the same lies. Only the actors change.

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    • Borissov: New F-16s are evidence of our will to modernise the army

      Borissov: New F-16s are evidence of our will to modernise the army

      The acquisition of the F-16 Block 70 jet fighters is more than a transaction, it is evidence of Bulgaria's wish to complete the modernisation of its armed forces with an eye to achieving real operational compatibility with the rest of the NATO member countries. This statement was made by PM Boyko Borissov at a meeting with representatives of the US defence company Lockheed Martin, from which Bulgaria bought the fighter aircraft for its army, the Council of Ministers announced. US Ambassador to Sofia, H.E. Herro Mustafa participated in the conversation as well.

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    • PM Borissov to the UN: The coronavirus disrupted people's lives, long-term measures are needed

      PM Borissov to the UN: The coronavirus disrupted people's lives, long-term measures are needed

      “There is no alternative to the United Nations in developing international law and multilateral cooperation. Moreover, in the current situation of coronavirus pandemic, the world more than ever needs the UN as a moral leader,” stated Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov in his speech during the General Debate of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, which is being held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the press service of the Council of Ministers announced.

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    • Capital of fight for freedom

      Capital of fight for freedom

      Just 90 kilometres southeast of Sofia, at the foothills of Central Sredna Gora Mountains, lies the small and pretty town of Panagyurishte. It is best known as the centre of the April Uprising of 1876, which subsequently led to the formation of the modern Bulgarian State, as well as for the breathtaking Thracian golden treasure found in its vicinity.

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