Capital circle

    • Prokopiev puts his hand on BGN 700m in BDB funding through strawman

      Prokopiev puts his hand on BGN 700m in BDB funding through strawman

      The indicted leader of the behind-the-scenes clique in Bulgaria, Ivo Prokopiev, is trying to sink his claws into BGN 700m in public funding set aside to help citizens and businesses hit by the coronavirus-induced crisis. While society and the institutions are devoting all their energy and attention to fighting the new coronavirus, the oligarch, who is chin-deep in debt, is on the verge of putting one of his loyalists on the management of the Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB).

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    • Peevski’s critics – on the wrong side of truth

      Peevski’s critics – on the wrong side of truth

      “Here’s what I don’t understand: how come any Tom, Dick and Harry think they have the right to choose the prosecutor general? Is it hereditary, some sort of genetic malformation or is it that only grant-funded people have this conviction?” This opinion in the comment section of one of oligarch Ivo Prokopiev’s media outlets tells you a lot, if not everything you need to know.

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    • It all circles back to Peevski

      It all circles back to Peevski

      The European Commission (EC) has determined that Bulgaria has made sufficient progress on implementing the recommendations made under the EU monitoring mechanism that focuses on judicial reform, corruption and organised crime and clearly believes that the mechanism should be scrapped. What is the EC thinking, acting as if it is above Hristo Ivanov and Atanas Atanasov from Yes, Bulgaria?

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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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    • If Peevski was from Razgrad…

      If Peevski was from Razgrad…

      A staggering level of accord has been observed with the puppets of oligarch Ivo Prokopiev and fugitive banker Tsvetan Vassilev – in complete unison, both groups embraced the new “Pazardzhik – Peevski” talking point. But if someone has to be awarded the badge for setting the tone, that honour goes to the screeching democrats of the Capital circle.

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    • Delyan Peevski and the first seven years of Capital circle

      Delyan Peevski and the first seven years of Capital circle

      “The next seven years” – this is the title of an attempted analysis published in the latest issue of the weekly sustained by oligarch Ivo Prokopiev. Already from the first passage it becomes clear that the talking points this time have hit the rock bottom. What is the most important choice of the Bulgarian citizens?

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