Tsvetan Vassilev

    • Oligarchs strike against Delyan Peevski and their enemies with an elevator fantasy

      Oligarchs strike against Delyan Peevski and their enemies with an elevator fantasy

      Do you know what namedropping is? This term is used to refer to someone mentioning famous people in order to make good impression. In the Bulgarian reality, though, namedropping is an instrument in the hands of a criminal group of oligarchs and their mainstream media machine, who are stirring up a hodge-podge of their enemies’ names, enemies who prevent them from carrying out their shady deals, in an absurd and completely baseless conspiracy theory.

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    • Bulgarian El Chapo admits: He is waiting for help from Tsvetan Vassilev

      Bulgarian El Chapo admits: He is waiting for help from Tsvetan Vassilev

      The indicted oligarch Vasil Bozhkov, aka the Bulgarian El Chapo, must be really desperate because he just signaled for the mafia and the oligarchy to come together against the state. The gambling tzar, who defrauded the state of BGN 700m and promptly fled to Dubai, posted a video on his Facebook page, in which he is once again calling on all the oligarchs and mobsters to unite.

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    • Who is afraid of revision of transition to democracy?

      Who is afraid of revision of transition to democracy?

      Thirty years after 10th November 1989, the term "transition" still works flawlessly in our country, the same way as the English salt does. Especially, if it is combined with another term - "revision". A few days ago, it became clear that ultimately, such a revision might be finally conducted. GERB party (Citizens for European development of Bulgaria) insisted on establishment of a commission of inquiry, charged to investigate what happened in the murky 1990s in Bulgaria. Their idea was supported by the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF), which pointed out that such a proposal has been repeatedly submitted by the lawmaker Delyan Peevski.

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    • Truly terrified of the fear (of Delyan  Peevski)

      Truly terrified of the fear (of Delyan Peevski)

      To be truly terrified of the fear. If you don't believe - just take a look at the publications of Ivo Prokopiev and his fellows - those "honest" privatisers, who turned for one night from shabby fellows - keen on power in their nature into (multi) millionaires by means of the stolen state money and with the blessing of their father figure, namely the former PM Ivan Kostov.

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    • State Security created them, now it protects them

      State Security created them, now it protects them

      The obscurantist communist-era agency called State Security is still alive today – it created the oligarchy and now it protects it. The United Front of Oligarchs and Agents is the new Fatherland Front (editor’s note – a coalition of parties formed in the 1940s). It uses a State Security matrix in a bid to capture Bulgaria in its spider web and put a stranglehold on it.

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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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    • 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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