Bulgaria, 17 Feb - 16 Mar 2015Baba Marta and her Martenitsi are back in town ++ The King Simeon will be back in Bulgarian politics? ++ Weather claims victims in Bulgaria ++ Grigor Dimitrov beats Roger Federer in a thrilling tennis game. by Ivan Yanakiev
Bulgaria, 01 Oct - 29 Oct 2014When will Bulgaria have a new Government? ++ Bulgaria’s banking system in non-compliance with EU financial law ++ Sofia: Soundtrack of the city.
Bulgaria, 20 Aug - 02 Sep 2014Parliamentary elections in Bulgaria: first preparations and electoral behaviour ++ Bulgaria 54th in 2014-2015 Global Competitiveness Report ++ Green City Sofia ++ Bulgarian football fairy tale. by Ivan Yanakiev
Bulgaria, 09 Jul - 22 Jul 2014Bulgarian government resigns ++ Banking crisis unresolved ++ Bulgaria does not get to nominate EU Commissioner. by Ivan Yanakiev
Bulgaria, 14 May - 27 May 2014Results of Bulgaria’s European Parliament elections ++ The youngest BSP candidate wins an MEP seat ++ Controversial Lafka kiosks chain in the public focus. by Alice Greschkow, Ivan Yanakiev, Raycho Penchev
Bulgaria, 02 Apr - 15 Apr 2014Political parties abuse personal data to register ahead of EU vote ++ Threat of European funds’ cuts worry citizens and owners of small businesses ++ Easter celebrations lift people’s mood this April. by Alice Greschkow, Ivan Yanakiev
Bulgaria, 19 Mar - 01 Apr 2014Top U.S. diplomat visits Bulgaria to discuss the Russia-Ukraine situation ++ Bulgaria to avoid a monitoring mechanism over refugees? ++ President Rossen Plevneliev under enormous pressure. by Alice Greschkow, Ivan Yanakiev, Raycho Penchev
Bulgaria, 05 Mar - 18 Mar 2014Growing differences between Bulgaria and Macedonia in politics and culture ++ First reactions to the Crimea referendum ++ Dual Educational System to start next academic year. by Alice Greschkow, Ivan Yanakiev
Bulgaria, 19 Feb - 04 Mar 2014Bulgaria’s (re)actions on the conflict in the Ukraine ++ Presidential veto on election code overturned by the Parliament ++ Baba Marta – a cheerful folklore tradition remains popular. by Alice Greschkow, Ivan Yanakiev
Bulgaria, 05 Feb - 18 Feb 2014Far right on rise in Bulgaria ++ PM accuses retail chains of tax fraud ++ 'Reporters Without Borders' report: Freedom of press increasingly suppressed. by Alice Greschkow, Ivan Yanakiev
Bulgaria, 21 Jan - 04 Feb 2014European Commission report reveals: corruption and lack of legal transparency still rife in Bulgarian society ++ The agony of choice: a referendum on voting rules ++ Diplomatic tourism – on the road to Syria, Taiwan and back. by Alice Greschkow, Ivan Yanakiev
Ivan studied Political Science in Freiburg with a focus on European politics and Economics. After working as Communications & PR Officer at the Centre for European Policy in Germany, he was a part of several projects in Germany, Switzerland and UK. His analyses are recommended readings for M.A. courses at the New Bulgarian University in Sofia. Currently, Ivan works as a consultant in the area of public relations and political communications, he is a serial entrepreneur and executive director of the NGO ‘Bulgaria Thinks’.