privatisation

    • 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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    • 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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