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Yavor Mihaylov

A freelance journalist, blogger, scriptwriter, historian, student of Arabic studies and more…
I have many and different interests: history, cinema, social sciences, filmmaking, human rights, internet, traveling…

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Latest posts by Yavor Mihaylov

8 September 2008

Bulgaria, Macedonia: Rapprochement Through Literature

Yavor Mihaylov reports on how Bulgarian and Macedonian bloggers, through literature, have contributed more to the improvement of the Bulgarian-Macedonian relations than the Bulgarian and Macedonian governments from the recent...

6 May 2008

Bulgaria: Statehood in Crisis

Yavor Mihailov tells the saga of the Bulgarian blogosphere's humorous, creative, and relentless campaign against the interior minister of the country, and how it helped lead to his resignation.

10 April 2008

Bulgaria, Macedonia: Blog Wars Over History

The relations between Bulgaria and Macedonia are no less complex and incomprehensible than those between Greece and Macedonia, although lately the former get less media exposure than the latter. The...

4 April 2008

Bulgaria: What Can Force a Minister to Resign?

The deputy director of Bulgaria's special division for combating organized crime has been arrested on charges of corruption and contacts with organized crime groups. The minister of the interior is...

2 April 2008

Bulgaria: Rethinking History – A National Holiday in Days of Tragedy

On Feb. 28, a fire on the train from Kardam to Sofia killed nine people. The majority of Bulgarians thought that a national mourning must be declared, but the authorities...

31 March 2008

Bulgaria: Against Internet “Bugging”

This year, the Bulgarian government has issued a decree, which, among other things, allows the security services to gather from each internet user the data about who they have written...

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