Displaying items by tag: Communism

Friday, 01 October 2010 15:34

KOVATCHEVTSI

People in Georgi Dimitrov's native village are proud of him, although no one's really sure why

Published in High Beam
Saturday, 01 December 2007 13:09

A FAULT IN THE DESIGN

Looming amid lovely country homes and ultra-luxurious gated communities, 1970s prefab apartment blocks remain the most visible heirloom of communism

Published in Vagabond Features
Saturday, 01 December 2007 12:43

BULGARIAN CHRISTMAS

Despite a century of transitions, the Bulgarians invariably have an odd number of dishes on Christmas Eve

Published in Vagabond Features
Saturday, 01 December 2007 14:06

KILLING BORDERS

Communist Bulgaria - a tourist paradise
Published in Vagabond Features
Thursday, 01 March 2007 14:38

DIMITROV FALLEN

Bulgaria's first Communist dictator was a bad boy who played truant from church
Published in Vagabond Features
Thursday, 01 February 2007 09:06

THE JUNKYARD OF HISTORY

The Cold War lives on at the Bulgarian-Turkish border, where dozens of half-entrenched rusting tanks continue to defend Bulgaria from a NATO ally. A state secret, according to the MoD

Published in Vagabond Features
Monday, 01 January 2007 11:18

THE DEATH STRIP

Bulgaria's Southern border was the deadliest Cold War fortification, a German TV show reveals
Published in Vagabond Features
Thursday, 08 April 2010 15:29

THE TRUTH ABOUT ROSES

Behind the glossy image of a merry rose picker lies back-breaking toil for a pittance

Published in High Beam
Friday, 18 December 2009 12:21

THE THICK RED LINE

Monuments to the Red Army still dot Bulgaria – and many still venerate them
Published in High Beam
Tuesday, 15 December 2009 15:33

NDK: GETTING CLOSER TO THE MASSES

Over 30 years, the National Palace of Culture has changed from being the official apotheosis of Communism to a venue for meetings, party congresses, concerts and a shopping centre
Published in High Beam
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ON COMMUNISM, ANTI-COMMUNISM AND WHAT CO…

ON COMMUNISM, ANTI-COMMUNISM AND WHAT COMES AFTER

One of Bulgaria's top intellectuals, Georgi Lozanov, is a familiar face to Vagabond readers. A philosopher and a media expert with many years as a leading member of the National...

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