Displaying items by tag: Georgi Dimitrov

Wednesday, 10 June 2015 14:06

WHO WAS GEORGI DIMITROV?

Bulgaria's first dictator, international media celebrity, and embalmed exhibit

Published in Vagabond Features
Sunday, 21 December 2014 15:13

TOP 100: BEST OF COMMUNISM

Love it or hate it, call it a cliché, but Communism, with its mentality and its ways of organising society and the economy, still defines modern Bulgaria and Vagabond has been investigating this since its first issues. Funnily enough, the stories about Communism and its remains are regularly some of the most read pieces on www.vagabond.bg.

Published in Vagabond Features
Friday, 09 November 2012 14:38

DIMITROVGRAD

Open-air museum of Stalinism gets peppered with chalga music and Chinese goods

Published in High Beam
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
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
Wednesday, 11 November 2009 14:07

DUST TO DUST IN CENTRAL SOFIA

A mausoleum used to display the embalmed body of Bulgaria's Stalinist dictator Georgi Dimitrov. Now it is a car park

Published in Vagabond Features
Wednesday, 01 April 2009 08:44

SEUTHOPOLIS

Ancient city submerged in a lake may rise again as a tourist attraction
Published in Vagabond Features

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ARRIVAL CITY

ARRIVAL CITY

Hristo Botev neighbourhood risks becoming ghetto next to Sofia Airport

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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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