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Bulgaria's tobacco industry going up in smoke
By Sophie MAKRIS & Diana SIMEONOVA
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ATTENTION - Pictures by Dimitar Dilkoff. Video by Diana Simeonova. ///
Kirkovo, Bulgarie, Aug 13, 2017 (AFP) - When seven-year-old Fatmagul Ali picked her first tobacco leaves in 1967, growing the crop seemed like a licence to print money. At the time, communist Bulgaria was one of the world's largest cigarette exporters and key supplier to the entire Soviet bloc.
Five decades lat ...

 

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