· January, 2011

Stories about Bulgaria from January, 2011

Bulgaria: Sofia's Sugar Factory Tragedy

  29 January 2011

Maya's Corner writes about Sofia's Sugar Factory, where two people died in 2009 when the neglected building collapsed, and the fate of other landmarks owned by “predator ‘investors’.”

Bulgaria: Bloggers Discuss the Soviet Army Monument in Sofia

  17 January 2011

The Soviet Army Monument in Sofia was built in 1954, in honor of the victory over the Nazis in World War II. Today, this monument is the subject of dispute between left- and right-wing political groups. Recently, a group of right-wing activists started a discussion in the Bulgarian society whether the Monument should be demolished or not.

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