Displaying items by tag: Issue 38
1. What percentage is Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's approval rating according to the National Centre for the Study of Public Opinion?
Yanitsa Radeva was born in Yambol. She graduated from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski with majors in Bulgarian Philology and Literature. Her book Another Rhythm (2003) was published as a result of a national competition in 2002.
A cunning peasant, a Balkan tyrant or a saviour? Twenty years after his fall from power, some Bulgarians still pine for Todor Zhivkov
Maya Sloan grew up in Oklahoma City and currently lives in Hollywood, California. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Boston University, as well as an MFA in Fiction Writing from the University of Arkansas. Her first novel, Red Dirt and Ice, will be published by Simon & Schuster Pocket Books in 2010.
According to the people who designed and built it, 1,700,000 cubic metres of soil were dug out in 1978-1981 in order to accommodate it, obliterating several neighbourhoods.
A mausoleum used to display the embalmed body of Bulgaria's Stalinist dictator Georgi Dimitrov. Now it is a car park
The Bulgarian State Security used every chance to pick up at the West – sometimes quite hilariously (although the comrades were dead serious)
Reduce expenditure, invest in people and adopt a careful fiscal policy, says the New Reform Agenda of the New EU Member States International Conference in Sofia
Soaps from the Bosporus have captivated Bulgarian audiences much more than their Venezuelan and Brazilian predecessors