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Friday Aug 29 | American Thinker

Russia Complains about Mocking Soviet Monuments

On August 19 The Moscow Times reported about Russia's demand that Bulgaria try harder to prevent vandalism of Soviet-era monuments, after yet another monument to Soviet troops in Sofia was spray-painted.

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Related Topix: Bulgaria, Vladimir Putin

Thu Aug 28, 2014

VentureBeat

From DJs to CEOs: the meteoric rise of Global #Webit Congress

Global #Webit Congress , one of the more influential tech events on the global conference calendar, attracts over 10,000 attendees from more than 110 countries.

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Related Topix: Bulgaria, World News, Travel, Europe Travel, Bulgaria Travel, Speakers

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Evening Sun

Bulgarian poet Valeri Petrov dies

Valeri Petrov, Bulgaria's most prominent contemporary poet and a former Nobel Prize nominee who translated the complete works of Shakespeare, has died at age 94. Valeri Nissim Mevorah, better known by his pen-name, Valeri Petrov, was born on April 22, 1920, in Sofia to a Jewish father and Bulgarian mother.

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Related Topix: Bulgaria, World News

All About Jazz

Take Five With Ana Velinova

Meet Ana Velinova: Jazz vocalist and songwriter Ana Velinova has inspired audiences around the world with her wide range arstistic talents.

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Related Topix: Take Five, Jazz, Mozart, Classical, Stravinsky, Bob Moses, Don Thompson, Bulgaria, World News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Within the crainium

Oh just man up, Vladimir

The continuing destruction of Soviet-era monuments in Ukraine has caused a stir in Russia, where such monuments are often linked to a historical pride for the sacrifices made during World War II.

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Related Topix: Bulgaria, World News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Hyperallergic

Art Movements

One of over 1000 copies of the Beatles' "White Album" owned by artist Rutherford Chang.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Bulgaria, World News, Painting, Arts

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Austrian Der Standard: Borisov Is Organizing a Comeback

Austrian daily Der Standard has published an article arguing that Boyko Borisov , former Bulgarian Prime Minister and current leader of the GERB party, is organizing a comeback.

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Related Topix: Europe, Bulgaria, World News, Georgi Parvanov,

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Scoop

ITF Congress Remembers 1889 London Dockersa Strike

The ITF congress in Sofia, Bulgaria, today remembered the 1889 Great London Dock Strike as a great early example of international solidarity.

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Related Topix: Bulgaria, World News

Mon Aug 11, 2014

SIU

Federation Steps Up Campaign Protecting Panamanian Workers

The SIU-affiliated International Transport Workers' Federation has issued the following news release, dated August 10, and accompanying photo at the top of this post.

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Related Topix: Bulgaria, World News

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Sofia News Agency

10% Of Bulgarians Support Stricter Sanctions Against Russia

Only 10% of Bulgarians support stricter EU sanctions against Russia , shows a survey of the Open Society Institute Sofia.

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Related Topix: Europe, Bulgaria, World News, Travel, Europe Travel, Bulgaria Travel

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Sofia News Agency

The new Bulgarian PM Georgi Bliznashki: What Should Be Remembered

A referendum petition which demanded a poll on overhauling the electoral system was what made the new Prime Minister more popular among civil society representatives.

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Related Topix: Europe, Bulgaria, World News,

Nevada Business Journal

Angelov's Path to Success Led from Bulgaria to Boston to Beverly Hills

To hear him tell it, Simeon Angelov's career path started way back in Sofia, Bulgaria, where he and his father spent long hours trying to keep the family car running.

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Related Topix: Bulgaria, World News, Las Vegas, NV

Sofia News Agency

Miroslav Nenkov, Caretaker Minister of Health

Nenkov was born on March 15, 1969 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He graduated from Sofia Medical University in 1995.

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Related Topix: Bulgaria, World News

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Global Voices Online

Russian-French Opposition Activist Koblyakov Arrested in Bulgaria

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Activism, Bulgaria,

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