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Month of America in Kardzhali

February 2 – The Month of America in Kardzhali started yesterday with the opening of a photo exhibition. 17 Kardzhalians who have visited the United States shared their photos and spoke with guests about their experience. Counselor for Public Affairs Brian Stimmler took part in the exhibition opening after having visited Kardzhali’s Hristo Botev Foreign ...
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Embracing Life after Hate

He has a kind look and a soft voice. Both are contrary to the massive amount of tattoos covering his arms. He looks at people in the eyes in the attempt to start a talk and often he ends the conversations with a hug. This is Christian Picciolini, a former neo-Nazi, who has embraced a ...
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International Festival of Masquerade Games in Pernik

January 30 – Over the weekend Amb. Eric Rubin visited Surva, the International Festival of Masquerade Games in the town of Pernik. This event is one of the most emblematic folklore festivals in Bulgaria. Every year thousands of visitors from all around the world enjoy the magic of this unique festival, whose main goal is ...
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In Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

Today, January 28, on UN International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, Ambassador Eric Rubin spoke at the workshop, “Diplomats rescue Jewish refugees during the Holocaust.” The event, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria and Sofia University “Kliment Ohridski,” gathered diplomats, faculty members and ...
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Turkey

January 25, 2017 U.S. citizens are warned of increased threats from terrorist groups in Turkey.  Carefully consider the need to travel to Turkey at this time, and avoid travel to southeast Turkey due to the persistent threat of terrorism.  The Department of State has placed restrictions on official travel by U.S. government personnel to Istanbul ...
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