Displaying items by tag: Communism

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 11:46

DICTATOR'S DREAM COME TRUE

MPs, tourists and ghosts roam former palace of Nicolae Ceaușescu in Bucharest

Published in Foreign Travel
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 12:16

WHO WAS TODOR ZHIVKOV?

More than 25 years after he was toppled, Bulgaria's Communist strongman continues to enjoy popularity, influences politics

Published in Vagabond Features
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 14:06

WHO WAS GEORGI DIMITROV?

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

Published in Vagabond Features
Thursday, 19 February 2015 12:36

BORDER OF DEATH

On the strictly guarded fringes of Communist Bulgaria Chepintsi, in the Rhodope, still remembers life and death, escape attempts and paranoia

Published in High Beam
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
Sunday, 21 December 2014 14:34

TOP 100: VAGABOND SPECIALS

Routine can be a killjoy, but while churning out day in, day out each of our 100 issues we have rarely felt bored. Besides our regular topics on travel and politics, we produced lengthy, special features and sometimes ruffled some feathers in the establishment.

Published in Vagabond Features
Thursday, 16 October 2014 12:59

IF BULGAR KHANS WERE SCI-FI CHARACTERS...

Weddings and 'falling objects' mix at Founders of Bulgaria monument in Shumen

Published in High Beam
Tuesday, 09 September 2014 05:39

WOMEN'S RIGHTS IN THE COLD WAR

Case study of senior Communist official Elena Lagadinova reveals unexpected aspects of superpower confrontation

Published in Vagabond Features
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 12:48

COMMUNISM'S FLYING SAUCER

Possibly Europe's oddest monument is in Bulgaria, attracting cult following

Published in High Beam
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 12:18

GOING DOWN THE DANUBE

Europe's second longest river washed Bulgaria's border but remains little known

Published in High Beam
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