Displaying items by tag: Communism

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
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
Friday, 06 November 2009 13:49

BAD GUY

The Bulgarian State Security used every chance to pick up at the West – sometimes quite hilariously (although the comrades were dead serious)

Published in Vagabond Features
Monday, 01 September 2008 14:07

HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE

A museum of Communism in Bulgaria may not be necessary after all. It is all around us
Published in Vagabond Features
Friday, 01 February 2008 11:32

GHOSTS OF THE PAST

Nazi and Commie junk mix at Sofia's open-air antique market
Published in Vagabond Features
Friday, 01 February 2008 11:32

GHOSTS OF THE PAST

Nazi and Commie junk mix at Sofia's open-air antique market
Published in Vagabond Features
Tuesday, 01 April 2008 11:28

A DANGEROUS BALANCING ACT

Communists seized power in Bulgaria after three coups, two disastrous alliances and years of pseudo-democracy

Published in Vagabond Features
Thursday, 01 May 2008 13:15

45 YEARS IN A ROOFLESS PRISON

Bulgarians spend the Cold War trapped on the wrong side of the Iron Curtain
Published in Vagabond Features
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