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The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump renews promise to deport millions of immigrants, Michigan cop suspended for driving truck with confederate flag to Trump protest, Leon Russell dies at age 74, and more.
VICE Staff
11.14.16
the vice reader
the vice reader

'What Belongs to You' Is a Brilliant Novel About Public Sex and the Queer Body

We caught up with the author to talk about his debut novel 'What Belongs to You' and the scary, but necessary process of writing about queer sex in America today.
R. O. Kwon
7.4.16
The Borders Issue
The Borders Issue

This ATV-Riding Immigrant Hunter Is the New Face of Europe's Far Right

Thirty-year-old former wrestler and scrapyard owner Dinko Valev rose to international notoriety after uploading cellphone videos of his migrant hunting in the remote, mountainous Strandzha region of Bulgaria.
Aaron Lake Smith
6.16.16
travel
travel

The Grueling Lives of Foreign Students Who Spend Summers Working in America

They go to the best universities in their home countries. But in America, they're just "the help."
VICE Staff
6.15.16
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News

Europe or Die: Our Documentary About the Migrant Crisis

An in-depth look at the situation playing out in the Mediterranean.
VICE News
4.21.15
VICE News
VICE News

Myanmar Backtracks on Rohingya Voting Rights

Myanmar is backtracking on minority voting rights, watchdogs are growing concerned about press freedom in Bulgaria, Taliban militants have been arrested in connection to the Peshawar school massacre, and more.
VICE Staff
2.14.15
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News

Roma Communities in Need of Medical Care in Bulgaria Might Be Out of Luck

On Sunday, Bulgarian Health Minister Petar Moskov announced that emergency medical services would no longer respond to calls coming from Roma communities unless local Roma leaders could guarantee their safety.
Mark Hay
12.9.14
travel
travel

Visiting Bulgaria's Abandoned Communist Mecca

The Buzludzha was a great monument to the communist regime. Now it's just a wasteland.
Georgi Kantchev; Photos by Jenny Marc
9.19.14
Stuff
Stuff

Meet Maradona, Istanbul's Refugee Smuggler

He wanted to talk to us because he believes that everyone should know about the suffering of the refugees, but not everyone seems to appreciate it. <i>Sure...</i>
Jurriaan van Eerten and Eline van Nes
7.24.14
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Photo

Vama Veche Is a Paradise

Situated in the southeast of Romania—right on the Black Sea coast, near the border with Bulgaria—Vama Veche has been regarded as a bohemian, non-mainstream tourist destination since communist times.
Amdraci
5.13.14
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Photo

Mclean Stephenson Photographed Eastern Europe And Got Punched By An Angry Wizard

If you haven't heard of Mclean Stephenson, or seen his photos, it's about time you did.
Josh Gardiner
1.23.14
The Hot Box Issue
The Hot Box Issue

Wave of Immolation

It's not every day that you meet someone who has set himself on fire. One reason for this is because it's pretty much the most awful and insane thing imaginable. On a recent trip to Bulgaria, I met not one but two people who had survived suicide...
Wes Enzinna
12.24.13