Stories about Bulgaria from July, 2008
A Fistful of Euros writes on the case of Julian Tzolov, wanted in the U.S. for “selling auction rate securities (asset-backed bonds with frequent yield resets) to now aggrieved clients. The clients apparently thought they were buying bonds backed by student loans but were in fact buying dodgy mortgages, an...
Veni Markovski writes about CEE individuals who've made it on the World’s 10 Youngest Leaders list of the Foreign Affairs Magazine: Bulgarian PM Sergei Stanishev, Macedonian PM Nikola Gruevski, Russian president Dmitry Medvedev.
Veni Markovksi posts pictures and writes at length about Goran Bregovic and his Wedding and Funeral Orchestra's concerts in New York City.
Kyle Grady of What's Going Down? writes about “Sofia's week of intolerance” leading up to Bulgaria's first gay pride parade: “The parade itself, which was marked by confusion, anxiety, and tension, felt more like a final verdict than the main event, and I'm happy to report that in spite of...
Via Veni Markovski, a link to a Bulgarian-language blog of Bojidar Antonov, who has recently finished a 30-day, 1,500-kilometer run across Bulgaria. (An intro in English is here.)
Edward Lucas writes about the investigation of Georgi Markov's 1978 murder.