Bulgaria

Borissov's balancing act

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia May 26, 2017

Bulgarian prime minister plays "good cop" as he balances demands of his far-right coalition partners with EU values.

CONFERENCE CALL: Europe slowly wakes up to Russian disinformation threat

Nicholas Watson in Prague May 19, 2017

While some fret Europe is not doing enough to counter Russian disinformation, others express concern at the STRATCOM Summit 2017 that focusing on this allows Moscow to set the agenda.

Bulgarian PM under pressure as photo of second official giving Nazi salute surfaces

Denitsa Koseva and Dimitar Koychev in Sofia May 18, 2017

Scandal could threaten the newly-formed ruling coalition between Boyko Borissov’s GERB and the nationalist United Patriots.

CEE'S TOP BUSINESS LEADERS: Southeastern Europe

bne IntelliNews May 11, 2017

Our look at which business leaders really matter in each CEE/CIS country, ranked by our correspondents not just on wealth but on influence.

Businesswomen seek a seat at the top table

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest May 11, 2017

The fall of communism has been followed by successive backlashes against feminism, the latest inspired by the election of populist rightwing governments.

CFA tries to raise financial awareness in emerging markets

Liam Halligan in Prague May 10, 2017

CFA Institute managing director Gary Baker talks to bne IntelliNews about winning back trust for the financial services industry and developing the sector's human capital.

CEE slowly warms up to energy efficiency

Carmen Valache in Lund May 10, 2017

Commercial banks have been slow to jump at the opportunity to finance small-scale energy efficiency projects because the return on investment for them tends to be low.

Bulgaria’s GERB, United Patriots unveil new cabinet

Dimitar Koychev in Sofia May 4, 2017

Many old faces from last GERB government in new Bulgarian cabinet, as Boyko Borissov prepares to serve third term as prime minister.

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