Telegraph (32)

  • Reporters Without Borders LLC: Half of the French NGO’s revenue comes from grants and subsidies

    Reporters Without Borders LLC: Half of the French NGO’s revenue comes from grants and subsidies

    Sales of photo albums and t-shirts, advertisement revenue, and millions in personnel expenditures. It sounds like a regular company, right? Well, it is indeed a business, but it is disguised as an NGO. This is the kind of data you can find in the financial statements of the French organisation Reporters Without Borders (RSF), which claims to be a champion of freedom of speech. The documents show that the RSF, whose World Press Freedom Index is exploited by the shadowy circles in Bulgaria and the media outlets of indicted oligarchs as an instrument to exert pressure on the state, has become a hybrid between a corporation and an NGO. Behind the guise of protecting free speech and at-risk journalists, it actually accumulates money through grants and subsidies.

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  • Monopoly over truth or the oligarchs’ distorting mirror

    Monopoly over truth or the oligarchs’ distorting mirror

    One of the treasured dreams of any behind-the-scenes player is to create a monopoly over the truth. If we think of journalism as a lantern which throws light on the shady affairs and shows the naked truth about them then the ultimate goal of murky players is to hold fast of the lantern to avoid the possibility that light will be thrown on their own crimes.

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  • Journalism for private consumption

    Journalism for private consumption

    Promoting democratic values and institutions. Bringing honest and objective news to the people. Producing independent and neutral journalism. Those were the three pillars Radio Free Europe identified in its mission statement at the end of 2018 as it announced it was resuming its news service in Bulgaria in the form of an online outlet.

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  • PM Borissov: Bulgaria applies for the Eurozone to overcome the crisis

    PM Borissov: Bulgaria applies for the Eurozone to overcome the crisis

    Bulgaria will not give up on its announced plans for entering the Eurozone waiting room. If we enter the waiting room now we will be able to use European aid for overcoming the crisis. This became clear from a statement of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. He was adamant that the budget deficit will not prevent Bulgaria from applying for Eurozone accession.

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  • Delyan Peevski and Bulgarian society under attack from State Security and Kostov’s oligarchs

    Delyan Peevski and Bulgarian society under attack from State Security and Kostov’s oligarchs

    Thirty years – that is how long the oligarchs in Bulgaria have been doing what they do best and what has helped them suck the state dry – divide society and engineer crises. All in the name of accumulating more and more wealth on the back of the people. Today, Ivo Prokopiev, Ognyan Donev, Sasho Donchev, Tsvetan Vassilev, the cream of the Bulgarian oligarchs, are in the role of vultures wanting to feast on carrion.

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  • Oligarchs who stole BGN 30bn attack donors

    Oligarchs who stole BGN 30bn attack donors

    There are two types of people: donors – people who help those in need without looking for something in return; and plunderers – people who will never be seen donating and whose every last wad of cash is stolen from the Bulgarian citizens. Two things characterise the second group. First, they bark a lot – to drown out the calls for retribution for their crimes; to divide, as they feed off of divisions in society; and to draw attention away from their shady deals. Second, pressed to answer inconvenient questions, they tuck tail and whine about being victims.

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  • After Raychev failed Evgenii Dainov was taken out of mothballs

    After Raychev failed Evgenii Dainov was taken out of mothballs

    After this week the oligarchic clique of indicted Ivo Prokopiev let out red shaman Andrey Raychev and tasked him to stand up for Prokopiev’s money, another prominent representative of the world of great spirits, Raychev’s fellow shaman from the other end of the political spectre, Evgenii Dainov was taken out of mothballs.

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  • Oligarch Prokopiev’s mainstream – affiliate of KGB

    Oligarch Prokopiev’s mainstream – affiliate of KGB

    Indicted oligarch Ivo Projopiev’s so-called mainstream has turned out to be an affiliate of the KGB conducting Russian hybrid attacks in Bulgaria. Its mission is to cover up the behind-the-scenes clique’s Moscow ties, discredit its opponents and protect it from prosecution for the plundering of Bulgaria.

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  • Oligarch Prokopiev – The Godfather of the mainstream

    Oligarch Prokopiev – The Godfather of the mainstream

    In a transcript of the half-secret meetings of the ARGO behind-the-scenes clique, oligarch Ivo Prokopiev admits to controlling “the mainstream”. This term denotes the entire network of media outlets through which the Capital circle has been trying to dictate the public agenda and cover up for the aforementioned clique for the past 20 years.

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  • Prokopiev pushed the mainstream panic button

    Prokopiev pushed the mainstream panic button

    1+1=2. It is simple and logical. It is just as simple and logical that the stronger the state and public prosecution become in their war against organised crime and the oligarchy which ravaged Bulgaria during the mafia-style privatisation headed by Ivan Kostov, the more the culprits find themselves in a null-gravity condition.

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