Five days - this was the time needed for the Prosecutor's Office and the Ministry of Interior to confirm the foretold death of all illusions that from the moral quagmire in which the state has sunk, a sudden justice can be born. Read more »
For the school boys and girls in France, Monday was the first day of school after the fearsome All Saints' Day carnival. But also, the first since the terrible October 16, when the teacher Samuel Patti was beheaded in the Paris suburb of Pantene because he showed a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad during a lesson on freedom of expression. Read more »
With a decision under it. 3 of its last meeting agenda, the Council of Ministers will propose to President Rumen Radev to issue a decree awarding the publisher of “Trud” newspaper Petyo Blaskov with the Order of St. St. Cyril and Methodius - necklace. According to a proposal made by the Minister of Culture, Blaskov should receive it "for his contribution to the development of contemporary Bulgarian journalism". Read more »
According to “Alpha Research”, 33% of Bulgarians rate 2019 as better for them. For 14% the year was worse. But in the life of the largest group of respondents - 53% - the year has not brought any change. Read more »
Stoyan Stoichkov was released from the Varna Prison on January 31 this year. This happened 5 years and 24 days before the expiration of the 17-year sentence imposed on him for comlicity in the murder of Bulgarian student Martin Borilski in Paris in 2000. Stoichkov’s early parole was ordered by the court a week earlier. A reference on the events preceding the release, provided by the Varna District Court, shows that the case was filed at the request of Stoichkov on December 27 last year. For unknown reasons, the court ruling, as well as the reasons for it, have not been published on the website of the District Court in Varna so far. Read more »
The atrocities often become visible suddenly and too late – only when they have treacherously revived the past. When they have replaced the present with it in order to deprive of sense any effort to move forward. This was done on Sunday by the Bulgarian National Television with the interview of the former Attorney General Nikola Filchev. Read more »
“We do all kinds of dismantling: of microphones, journalists, media”. Until today, this post on the Facebook profile of the fired from “Nova TV” Genka Shikerova sounded just as an ingenious metaphor. Today, at 6 o’clock in the morning, the dismantling became a fact. For five hours the radio signal of the program “Horizont” of […] Read more »
Two crises overshadowed the beginning of holiday August. Although seemingly having nothing in common, they still put the state in the framework of its serious problems - the pathogenic fusion between legislative and executive power, the negligent incompetence of the administration and the failed trust in the institutions. Read more »
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