Whistleblower agrees to publish documents on Bulgaria passport-for-cash scheme

By |november 29th, 2018|Andrey Kovatchev, Bulgaria, corruption, Ekaterina Zaharieva, Krassimir Karakachanov, News|

Bulgarian whistleblower Katya Mateva agreed on Thursday (29 November) to have a bundle of documents she gave to EURACTIV published to substantiate claims of a massive scheme of illegal sale of Bulgarian passports to foreigners, involving high-level officials.

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Deputy PM, minister and MEP named in Bulgaria’s cash-for-passport scam

By |november 28th, 2018|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, corruption, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Ekaterina Zaharieva, EPP, eu citizenship, GERB, Jean-Claude Juncker, Krassimir Karakachanov, mafia, military procurement, nationalists, News, Organised Crime, Sotir Tsatsarov, United Patriots, Věra Jourová|

EXCLUSIVE: A deputy Prime Minister, a Minister and a Bulgarian MEP are responsible for the illegal business of selling Bulgarian passports to foreigners, a whisteblower told EURACTIV, providing a bundle of documents that appeared to confirm the accusat...

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EU budget approval before European elections looking increasingly uncertain

By |maj 15th, 2018|Bulgarian Presidency, Ekaterina Zaharieva, EU budget 2020-2027, European elections 2019, Günther Oettinger, News|

Rotating EU presidency holder Bulgaria admitted yesterday (14 May) there was no certainty that the new long-term EU budget for 2020-2027 could be adopted before next year’s European elections.

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Kosovo conundrum looms large over Western Balkans summit

By |april 6th, 2018|Ana Brnabić, Bulgarian Presidency, Catalonia independence, Cyprus, Ekaterina Zaharieva, EU enlargement, Greece, Hashim Thaçi, Kosovo, Kosovo recognition, Mariano Rajoy, News, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Western Balkans summit|

As Bulgaria prepares for a Western Balkan summit seen by many as the centrepiece of its EU Council Presidency, Sofia has realised that not all its guests want to sit at the same table.

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Poland banks on ‘dialogue’ to solve EU rule-of-law row

By |januar 16th, 2018|Article 7, Bulgarian Presidency, Ekaterina Zaharieva, Frans Timmermans, Jacek Czaputowicz, News, Poland, Rule of Law Mechanism|

Warsaw banks on "dialogue" to solve its row with the EU over recent reforms denounced by Brussels as violating the rule of law, Poland's new Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said yesterday (15 January).

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Bulgarian PM snubs Africa-EU summit, goes to Saudi Arabia instead

By |november 30th, 2017|Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian Presidency, Ekaterina Zaharieva, EU-Africa summit, News|

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov skipped the Africa-EU summit in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, and went instead to Saudi Arabia, a country with which Bulgaria has an almost virgin track record of relations.

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