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17
Dec

LOCAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND INTEGRITY STANDARD

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16
Jun

Around BGN 87,000 have been spent from Blagoevgrad’s budget for former mayor Atanas Kambitov’s trips abroad

This article was published by the website “Pro Veritas” (“Za Istinata”) Nearly BGN 87,000 were spent within two years from the budget of Blagoevgrad for trips abroad of the former mayor of the city Atanas Kambitov and people from the “inner circle” in his administration and this amount does not include per diem that were paid to them. The purpose

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21
Apr

This is how the public report of donations in Sevlievo Municipality is not in fact public

Sevlievo Municipality does not have ordinance for receiving, managing and administrating donations. There are no internal regulations determining the order for signing donation contracts. Nonetheless, donations are being received, as discovered by “Pro Veritas” (“Za Istinata”), in the absence of rules and publicity. This raises the question of there the donations are going. In 2019 Sevlievo Municipality has received 106 000

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18
Feb

This is how Blagoevgrad provided for the luxurious lifestyle of an “insider circle” of employees at the expense of taxpayers

Nearly BGN 223,000 have been received in 2016 and 2017 by employees from the administration of former Blagoevgrad Mayor Atanas Kambitov. The money came from civil contracts with the municipal company “Blagoevgrad Invest 2016”. An inquiry conducted by the media with the current Blagoevgrad mayor Rumen Tomov has shown that in 2016 and 2017 the Deputy Mayor Hristina Shopova (with

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18
Jan

Felling for BGN 8,000,000

Southwest State Enterprise – Blagoevgrad is registered in the Commercial Register on 8 July 2011. The enterprise manages the state’s forests in seven administrative areas – Blagoevgrad, Pazardzhik, Sofia City, Sofia District, Kyustendil, Pernik and Lovech. In its structure there are 41 territorial divisions, 36 of which are state forest holdings and 5 are state hunting holdings. The area of

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11
Jan

Lake Tsonevo near Varna was probably also drained by a private hydroelectric company

The largest artificial lake in Varna Area, which is also the sixth largest in Bulgaria, is at its lowest levels since 2002 – probably as a result of being drained in the interests of a private hydroelectric power station. This is evident from an analysis of the water levels and graphs following the use of the lake’s waters during the

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