12 October 2017
Bulgaria’s Drive to Bring Missing Kids Back to School

A month has passed since the first school bells rang this fall in Bulgaria, but, for thousands of children, the academic year never started. 

9 October 2017
Bulgarian MP Resigns Amid Row With Journalist

The lawmaker and a deputy prime minister accused of veiled threats against a TV host say they are victims of defamation campaign.

6 October 2017
Top of the (Neighbors’) Pops

An interesting communist-era, TV-watching trend in the Balkans has its repercussions – even today. 

By Boyko Vassilev
Ludogorets 100
28 September 2017
A Small Town in Bulgaria Sees Its Chance to Shine

Razgrad emerges from obscurity on the back of a local team’s international sporting success.

By Peter Georgiev
21 September 2017
Bulgaria, Slovakia Put Fighter Upgrades On Hold Premium

Sweden’s Gripen in the running to replace both countries’ Soviet-designed MiG-29s.

29 August 2017
An Unmitigated Breakthrough Premium

Bulgaria and Macedonia sign a historical treaty that could prove a key turning point in a region riddled with identity questions.

By Boyko Vassilev
18 August 2017
Macron, CEE Leaders to Discuss Contentious Labor Rules Premium

Critics say French president’s vision of a more ‘protected’ Europe means discrimination against low-wage EU countries.

16 August 2017
Turn Down the Noise, Bulgarian Pol Tells Tourists Premium
‘Europe’s cheapest resort’ gets a tongue-lashing from a politician not exactly famed for his tolerance.
10 August 2017
‘Bulgarian Las Vegas’ Granted Priority Investment Status Premium

The sprawling, Chinese-led St. Sofia project will include hotels, casinos, office spaces and residential areas. 

3 August 2017
Germans Reinvigorate Dying Bulgarian Village Premium

Their clothes and idealism bring 1970s California to mind, but these new-age hippies are no shirkers.



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Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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