Judge Vanina Koleva gained popularity with her decision
to From the two years of the implementation of the Declaration of the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, with which the Ministry ordered the company associated with criminal figures from the VIS-2 “Europe 2011” to do so on its own in the case of the parliamentary company Kapitan Andpeevo. Her family circle, career growth and informal contacts with strong people in the judiciary indicate that she was not accidentally chosen for this key case.
The contested administrative act, demolished by Koleva’s decision, was issued by the executory dipeĸтop of the BFSA Xpist Daĸalov on July 1, 2022. With it Daĸalov ppeĸpati dogov za na na “Evopleb 2011” and she did not have it to be ppeycтanovni lavopatopna na na ganizati zapadi ĸonniĸt of the intepeci. According to experts, the drug suffers from many vices and is concluded under extremely dubious circumstances. It was signed on December 31, 2021. This happened in violation of the then Ministry of the Ivan Ivanov to no longer be done outside these countries. It is calculated and 14 days cpoĸ for objalvane. There are a number of other disturbing facts and circumstances in the contract. However, the judge from the ACSC Vanina Koleva suspends the preliminary execution of the order of the Director of the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency.
According to well-informed sources, from September, as gratitude for a job well done, Judge Koleva is expected to be seconded by the President of the Supreme Administrative Court Georgi Cholakov in the Supreme Court. The latter is also pronounces
in strange circumstances in favor
of “Euro 2011” . At the moment Vanina Koleva is one of the judges in the Sofia City Court with the least legal and judicial experience, but this is unlikely to be an obstacle to her career growth.
In an in-depth analysis of Koleva’s career development, we come across some very curious facts and circumstances. Thanks to the shorthand minutes No 23
of the meeting of the Supreme Judicial Council, held on June 5, 2014, we learn that she is employed as an administrative judge in Burgas. Again of
of the SJC becomes known that the lady is a doctor of legal sciences. Koleva specializes in public international law and develops a topic related to the functions of the World Trade Organization. Its supervisor is prof. Orlin Borisov. The name of the lecturer is associated with a series of scandals surrounding the graduation of his offspring at the Law Faculty of Sofia University and with financial abuse around the allocation of funds from the hours in the master’s programs.
The flying start of Vanina Koleva in the judicial system, as a court assistant in the Supreme Administrative Court and in academia, as a PhD student, suggests the strong personal qualities of this magistrate. According to well-informed sources, however, Koleva is not just an academic talent, employed as a judge, but a protégé of a lawyer, a partner in a large law firm, who is also a lecturer and now a favorite lecturer of Georgi Cholakov. In an informal conversation, the lawyer in question, who is associated with Delyan Peevski’s interests, denied knowing Vanina Koleva, but several independent eyewitnesses claim that their acquaintance is more than thorough and she was his protégé. It is also associated with the pressure for Koleva to be moved from AU Burgas to ACSC. On September 20, 2017, Koleva was reassigned to the ACSC, in very unusual circumstances under art. 194 para. 2 of the JSA, namely:
“By mutual consent for exchange of an equal position of judges in another court, prosecutors – in another prosecutor’s office, and investigators – in another investigation department, and with the consent of their administrative managers, they shall be transferred without a competition by a decision of the relevant college of the Supreme Judicial Council”
Vanina Koleva exchanges with judge Marina Nikolova, the latter taking over her cases in Burgas. This castling is again associated with the powerful law firm that protended Koleva.
Under different circumstances, we would not mention facts and circumstances from anyone’s personal sphere, but Vanina Koleva solved a case with a company that is associated with Hristophoris Amantidis – Taki.
The latter enjoys the glory of a partner and right hand, in certain situations, of Delyan Peevski, sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act. Has the lawyer associated with Peevski lobbied his former alleged protégé in favor of “Eve 2011” we can only guess. However, the strange circumstances do not end there. Rather, that’s how they start.
The father – a professor from UFT, tried and acquitted of bribery
Judge Vanina Simeonova Koleva is née Vasileva. Professor Simeon Vaskov Vasilev is her father and Sofia Simeonova Vasileva is her mother. According to media publications, Judge Koleva’s parents are teachers at universities. Her sister Assoc. Dr. Elena Simeonova Petkova, née Vasileva has also realized herself in the academic community. She is a lecturer at the Department of Geography of Tourism at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Geology and Geography.
The father of Judge Koleva, prof. Simeon Vassilev was a lecturer at UFT Plovdiv and until 17.01.2019 he was Chairman of the Union of Scientists in the city under the hills, and to this day he is also a member of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria. However, it is probably the largest source of reputational damage for Vanina Koleva, and probably not only for her. In May 2017, he and his colleague from UFT Prof. Dr. Ing. Nikolay Dimitrov Bankov were detained after an investigation of “Lords of the Air”“. The colleagues from the TV show filmed in a series hidden cameras how students pay an intermediary the amount of BGN 300, and prof. Dr. Ing. Nikolay Dimitrov Bankov conducts a proforma exam with them and writes them triples. The fact is that Prof. Simeon Vassilev does not appear in the published recordings from hidden cameras, but he is detained and the prosecutor’s office charges him. The prosecutor’s office says He has requested BGN 600 to put a positive assessment on two exam papers in “Mechanics” and “Resistance of Materials” without such exams being conducted.
For his colleague Professor Nikolay Bankov, the prosecution claims that he has requested the same amount from two students, again in order to put a positive assessment on exam tasks in the discipline “Theoretical Electrical Engineering”, part 1. “In both cases, charges of bribery have been filed – both intermediaries and habilitated teachers,” said Galin Gavrailov, who is the Deputy District Prosecutor of Plovdiv. At the end of May, the two defendants were removed. from office and thus ended the success of the prosecution in the case. The state prosecution initiated two separate cases against the accused professors. This against prof. Simeon Vassilev concludes with an acquittal conviction, and against Prof. Nikolay Bankov with a fine of BGN 5,000 .
Judge – lecturer at UFT, acquits his colleague’s father
At first instance the case against Prof. Vassilev was heard by Judge Petko Ivanov Minev. He became “famous” with the acquittal read to Dr. Ivan Dimitrov on the accusation that he killed the thief Joro Dzhevizov-the Rat in exceeding the limits of the inevitable defense and with an illegal gun.
Minev is a magistrate with a controversial reputation, to put it mildly. In 2017, Sotir Tsatsarov demanded his resignation. because of behavior bordering on corruption. Minev used a car “Audi A 7” for two years, leased at the end of May, 2014 by businessman Atanas Babarov. The lease installments were repaid by the lessee company – “Terrax” EOOD, represented by Babarov, and Prosecutor Minev paid only the running costs of the car. Learning about the check Against himself, Minev took action to transfer the payment of the lease payments. According to Tsatsarov, Minev is in violation of the principle of independence, the principle of integrity and decency of the Code of Ethical Conduct for Bulgarian Magistrates and has also damaged the prestige of the judiciary..
However, a year later, the District Prosecutor was employed by the SJC as a district judge in Plovdiv. From the website of the Council we learn that in July 2017, with 8 votes “for” and 4 votes “against”, the Judicial College of the Supreme Judicial Council accepted the proposal of the disciplinary panel in the case of Minev not to be punished. The Disciplinary Chamber in his case did not establish that with a car provided to him for use, in his capacity of prosecutor, Minev had received a type of material benefit with which he violated the principles of integrity, impartiality and decency. Because the car was provided to him by a friend… SCM does not collect evidence that the provision for use of the car was aimed at thwarting the criminal or other liability of its owner, as well as obtaining illegal benefits against the provision of services by Petko Minev. It was Petko Minev who justified the father of his colleague Vanina Koleva.
Remarkably, besides being a magistrate, Minev is also part of the academic community. He is a PhD student of prof. Darina Zinovieva, having specialized in the Law on Administrative Violations and Penalties, his topic is — ‘Judicial review in administrative punishment. Contestation, Cassation and Resumption.” He has published books on the subject.However, Minev’s teaching career did not go remarkably. He did not teach lawyers, but educators in Plovdiv University and technologists in… UFT Plovdiv.
Mollov – Rector of UFT, offers bribes to leave “Eurolab 2011” alone
The last university is the same as the two accused of corruption professors. Maybe it’s a coincidence, but The Executive Director of the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency Prof. Hristo Daskalov claims that The Rector of the University of Food and Taste Industry in Plovdiv prof. Plamen Mollov offered him a bribe in connection with inspections that the state has launched on the company “Eurolab 2011”, which carries out phytosanitary control at the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint. In support of his claims prof. Daskalov also has a record.
To summarize: the father of Judge Vanina Koleva – Prof. Simeon Vasilev is a longtime colleague with Prof. Plamen Mollov, Rector of UFT Plovdiv. Mollov offered a bribe in favor of Eurolab 2011. And the daughter of Prof. Simeon Vassilev has changed the implementation of the work of the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, which is ordered by “Euro 2011” to any of its publications in the case of the Parliamentary Forum Kapitan Andpeevo. To top it off, the judge who acquitted prof. Simeon Vassilev in a bribery case appeared as a lecturer at the same university.
The NMSS relationship
Besides Rector of the University of Food and Taste Industry in Plovdiv, prof. Plamen Nedelchev Mollov is twice a member of NVSV, even chairman of the NMSS parliamentary group and recently co-founder of Stefan Yanev’s party “Bulgarian Rise”. Back in time, Mollov was Head of the BFSA, released after bribery signals.
From the declaration of judge Vanina Koleva we learn that she has a husband with whom she is in a de facto separation. His name is Ivaylo Asenov Kolev. According to the Commercial Register, it developed in the field of arts. In 2002, Kolev, born in 1977, joined the board of the state-owned company.Bulgarian circuses and amusement park“. Subsequently, the company was acquired after a tender by the Iliyantsi Commodity Bazaar. Why the young man Ivaylo Asenov Kolev is on the board of directors of the company? Probably for the same reason that Delyan Peevski – then leader of the youth NMSS – falls on the board of Port Varna – NMSS. Ivaylo Asenov Kolev is the brother of Dimitar Asenov Kolev. Currently, the latter is Chairman of the Municipal Council in Pernik. In the biography of Dimitar Kolev it is evident that he was a member of the RZS. Before joining the party of Yani Yanev, however, Kolev in the regional governor of Pernik from the quota of NMSS. He also has experience as a candidate mayor of the regional city. Wife of Dimitar Kolev in the journalist Milena Milotinova, who was also a member of the NMSS.
To date, thanks to data from NAPleaks, it can be concluded that Ivaylo Asenov Kolev works in Sofia Municipality. On the website of the institution, a person with such a name occupies the position Chief expert in the Concession and Concession Control Department at Sofia Municipality. However, this is a circumstance that is of little importance for the company’s case “Europe 2011”.
But the connection through NMSII of the Kolevi family, Plamen Mollov and the case “Euro 2011” is more than obvious thanks to the recording presented by Prof. Hristo Daskalov, the public registers and the data saved by Google.
Here’s how all the roads of “Euro 2011″ passing through the ACSC lead to a judge Vanina Koleva. However, she did not consider it necessary to take away. On the contrary, the case is a controversial decision, to put it mildly. In our notorious judicial system, this is unlikely to lead to any ethical dilemma for the cadres in the SJC. On the contrary, the circumstances surrounding Koleva’s biography foreshadowed her a brilliant career as an administrative judge. At least while Georgi Cholakov is at the head of the administrative justice in our country.
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