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PROTEST1

  On September 3, an event of historic significance occurred. Few have grasped the historic footprint of what should have been a standard diplomatic disagreement between the Russian Embassy in Sofia and the Bulgarian MFA. This date will remain in the annals of history, if not as a marker of the end of the transition from Soviet to European type of self-consciousness in Bulgaria, as the first formal challenge of the Bulgarian authorities to the monopoly of the Soviet narrative on the Soviet-Bulgarian history around and after September 9th, 1944.   The case that triggered the whole story was the exhibition “75 Years since the Liberation of Eastern Europe from Nazism”, organized by the Russian Embassy in Bulgaria, which is part of a major global undertaking by the Russian MFA

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9-september

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About Violeta Radeva

Д-р Виолета Радева е журналистка, работила дълги години във в. "Демокрация". Публикувала е статии на литературни и исторически теми, както и политически анализи в редица списания и вестници. Сценаристка е на документалните филми на БНТ "Диарбекирски заточеници", "В примката на мълчанието. Змей Горянин" (първа награда на фестивала "Осма муза" през 2006 г.) и "Потомци на Фичето". Авторка на книгите "Рилският чудотворец", "От първо лице" и "Везната на бъдещето". Съставител и редактор на книгата "Спасителното упование" от Невена Крапчева.
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PSA

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onetwothree

  There is an old, black and white comedy film by Billy Wilder called “One, Two, Three!”. It tells the story of Mac, chairman of the Western Germany branch of Coca-Cola. While Mac is trying to earn his promotion by negotiating a deal to export Coca-Cola to the Soviet Union (the shootings were made exactly during the construction of the wall), his boss in the US sends his daughter Scarlett on vacation in Berlin and entrusts Mac with looking after her. As it turns out, the young lady is a convinced socialist, rebelling against her father and to Mac’s horror she secretly marries a German from East Berlin, named Otto. They try to escape to Moscow, but thanks to his negotiating contacts in the USSR, Mac succeeds to bring them

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9-september

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About Tony Nikolov

Тони Николов е философ и журналист. Главен редактор на Портал Култура от 2012 г. (http://kultura.bg/web/). От 2005 г. до 2009 г. е главен редактор на Радио Франс Ентернасионал (RFI) – България. Хоноруван преподавател в СУ „Св. Климент Охридски”. Автор на книгата "Пропуканата България" ("Хермес", 2015). Автор на снимката: Николай Трейман.