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Prague :: Czech Republic | 1 month ago

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Still, this is excellent TV, originally broadcast as a miniseries by HBO Europe and now showing in two parts at Film Forum...In '69, after the Soviets smothered the reform era known as the Prague Spring, a student protester named Jan Palach immolated

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Moscow :: Russia | 4 months ago

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When Jan Palach burned himself to death in January 1969 over the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, his radical protest was echoed by a number of young men in the Eastern Bloc. Among them was Eliyahu Rips, who put a match to his petrol-doused

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Varna :: Bulgaria | 5 months ago

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Goranov died on March 3, 2013 after setting himself ablaze in front of the Varna Municipality building in protest against the corruption-ridden local authorities. After spending days in medically induced coma, Goranov died of multi-system organ

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Prague :: Czech Republic | 7 months ago

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But cracks in the regime's grip on power began to appear much earlier in that year, when people gathered to mark the 20th anniversary of Jan Palach's self-immolation in January 1969. For seven days starting January 15th, 1989, demonstrators who tried

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Moscow :: Russia | 10 months ago

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Burning Bush" Director Agniezska Holland's feature tells the story of Czech student Jan Palach's 1969 self-sacrifice in the name of freedom. The Czech Film and Television Academy Monday announced that the theatrical release version Burning Bush ,

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Varna :: Bulgaria | 1 year ago

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MP Ivan Portnih was elected Mayor of Varna by a slim margin and amidst record-low voter turnout...The run-off pitched Portnih, who garnered 51,41% of the votes, against Bulgarian Socialist Party backed vice-mayor Hristo Bozov , who came in second

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Varna :: Bulgaria | 1 year ago

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The mayoral elections in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna are taking place amid a record low turnout...The extraordinary mayoral elections in Bulgaria's third-largest city were organized after Kiril Yordanov , longtime Mayor of Varna , resigned

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Varna :: Bulgaria | 1 year ago

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Bulgarians in five cities are holding vigils Friday in honor of the young man who fatally set himself on fire in Varna in February to protest against the links between the city council and the mafia...The vigils in Varna , Burgas, Shumen, Ruse, and

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Karlovy Vary :: Czech Republic | over 1 year ago

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The Czech Republic's Karlovy Vary Film Festival is set to fete helmer-scribe Oliver Stone, who will receive the Crystal Globe for his contribution to world cinema. The event, which is Central and Eastern Europe's most prestigious film fest, also

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Varna :: Bulgaria | over 1 year ago

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A solemn mass was served in the capital Sofia's "Sveta Nedelya" church. Several dozens of Bulgarians then went to the main courthouse and wrote Goranov's name with flowers and candles on the bottom of its steps. There is also a poster with his name

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