Delyan Peevski

Bulgarian MEP: After US Sanctions EU May Well Suspend Funds for Bulgaria

The US sanctions under the Magnitsky Act imposed on six Bulgarians, including Delyan Peevski and Vasil Bozhkov, will have an impact on European policy approach to Bulgaria. This is what MEP Radan Kanev ("Democratic Bulgaria"/EPP) says in an interview with the website.

Bulgaria’s Prosecutor’s Office Takes Firm Stand on US Sanctions, Investigation Follows

The Prosecutor's Office announced today that it is launching an investigation into the information disclosed by the State Department of the United States on corruption activities involving Vasil Bozhkov, Delyan Peevski, Ilko Zheliazkov, Alexander Manolev, Petar Haralampiev and Krasimir Tomov.

Bulgarian Politics Shaken by Unprecedented US Sanctions

Bulgarian media mogul and MP from the centrist Movement for Rights and Freedoms, Delyan Peevski, during a meeting at parliament in Sofia, May 2013. Photo: EPA/STR.

The first man named is oligarch-in-exile, art dealer and former football and gambling boss Vassil Bojkov, alias The Skull, who fled the country to Dubai in January 2020 amid numerous charges.

Movement for Rights and Freedoms Reacts to US Sanctions for Party’s ex-MP Delyan Peevski

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) issued a statement this morning responding to yesterday's news concerning the sanctions against its member and longtime MP Delyan Peevski imposed by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Treasury Department.

Protest in Sofia against Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev

Many more people came tonight to another protest in front of the Sofia Court House demanding the resignation of Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev.

This time politicians also appeared - Hristo Ivanov and Atanas Atanasov from "Democratic Bulgaria", the caretaker Minister of Culture Prof. Velislav Minekov, Maya Manolova from "Stand up! Thugs out!"

US Put Sanctions on 3 Bulgarians including Gambling Boss Vassil Bozhkov and Former MP Delyan Peevski

The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned three Bulgarian individuals for their extensive roles in corruption in Bulgaria, as well as their networks encompassing 64 entities, the US Embassy in Bulgaria announced on June 2.

Caretaker Economy Minister Dismissed Supervisory Board of Bulgarian Development Bank

Caretaker Minister of Economy Kiril Petkov removed from office members of the current Supervisory Board of the Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB), Dimitar Simeonov and Velina Burska. The proposed replacements are Vasil Shtonov and Valentin Mihov.