During the Cold War, Bulgaria's southern border with Turkey and Greece separated the East from the West, Socialism from Capitalism. Like other Cold War borders, Bulgaria developed a wall where it encountered the West, a neat hem on the edge of a frayed empire. An electrified, barbed-wire fence created a no man's land with restricted entry, restricted movement, restricted lives.

Many who disagreed with the politics of the Socialist sphere found their ends in this restricted...
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