Bobi Tsankov

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Bulgarian journalists are under attack

September 25, 2013 12:05 PM ET

This summer, for good reason, the world's attention was focused on Turkey. Anti-government protests over plans to destroy a park in downtown Istanbul attracted global attention. Ankara's strategic importance in Syria and the Middle East, as well as being...

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Chronicler of Bulgarian criminal underworld is slain

January 5, 2010 4:25 PM ET

New York, January 5, 2010—Bulgarian prosecutors must thoroughly investigate today’s murder in Sofia of Bobi Tsankov, author of a new book and a series of newspaper articles detailing the activities of reputed crime figures, the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Bobi Tsankov

January 5, 2010 12:22 PM ET

At least two gunmen opened fire on Tsankov, 30, author of a book and newspaper articles on reputed crime figures, and two other men on busy Aleksandur Stamboliiski Boulevard in downtown Sofia around 12:30 p.m. Tsankov died at the scene...

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