Bulgaria ( (listen); Bulgarian: България, romanized: Bǎlgariya), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Bulgarian: Република България, romanized: Republika Bǎlgariya, IPA: [rɛˈpublikɐ bɐɫˈɡarijɐ]), is a country in Southeast Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and North Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, and the Black Sea to the east. The capital and largest city is Sofia; other major cities are Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas. With a territory of 110,994 square kilometres (42,855 sq mi), Bulgaria is Europe's sixteenth-largest country. One of the earliest societies in the lands of modern-day Bulgaria was the Neolithic Karanovo …



5 May 2022

List of Communist Party leaders by Eastern European country, 1946-1991

Mehmet Shehu 1954-1981 Adil Çarçani 1981-1991 Bulgaria First Secretary of the Bulgarian Communist Party/Head 1954-1989 Petar Mladenov 1989-1990 President of Bulgaria Todor Zhivkov 1971-1989 Petar Mladenov 1989-1990 1990-1997 Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bulgaria Valko Chervenkov 1950-1956 Anton Yugov 1956-1962

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Notes of interest with links to documents in Cold War Eastern Europe. Links to photos, maps and compelling stories.

net/artifacts/2371815/bulgaria/3392743/ https://history-commons.net/artifacts/2371819/bulgaria/3392748/ https://history-commons https://history-commons.net/artifacts/2371834/bulgaria/3392826/ https://history-commons.net/artifacts/23 net/artifacts/2371847/bulgaria/3392839/ https://history-commons.net/artifacts/2371842/bulgaria/3392777/ https://history-commons https://history-commons.net/artifacts/2371852/bulgaria/3392878/ FCO 28/1889 9 Textual Concerns over mispronunciation Todor Zhivkov to Prince Philip after visit to Bulgaria in 1973. FCO 33/2088 91 Visual Front cover of

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List of files retained by the British government that are not available in Cold War Eastern Europe

01 - 1978 Dec 31 FCO 28 3343 Drug smuggling in Bulgaria 1978 Jan 01 - 1978 Dec 31 FCO 28 3417 Political Zhivkova, Chairman of the Committee for Culture of Bulgaria, to the UK1981 Jan 01 - 1981 Dec 31 FCO 28 4548 involving British Embassy staff at Bistritsa, Bulgaria 1982 Jan 01 - 1982 Dec 31 FCO 28 5040 Restriction Greetings cards received by HM The Queen from Bulgaria 1983 Jan 01 - 1983 Dec 31 FCO 28 5513 Hungary: UNION 1968 Jan 01-1969 Dec 31 1961 FCO 28 1345 BULGARIA* 1971 Jan 01-1971 Dec 31 Could not be digitised

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State leaders in Eastern Europe, Berlin Mayors, United Kingdom Prime Ministers and Foreign Secretaries, Politicians and Statesmen, Ambassadors, Other Eastern European Figures

the Party of Labour 1985-1991 Vâlko Chervenkov Bulgaria General Secretary of the Central Committee of Bulgarian Communist Party 1949-1954 Todor Zhivkov Bulgaria General Secretary of the Central Committee of - 1981 Anton Yugov Bulgaria Prime Minister 1956 - 1962 Valko Chervenkov Bulgaria Prime Minister 1950 1950 - 1956 Raiko Damyanov Bulgaria Vice President of the Council of Ministers 1958 Václav David Czechoslovakia Plenipotentiary Bulgaria 1950-1954 Dimiter Halov Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary Bulgaria 1954-1957

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Countries and Constituent Republics of Eastern European States during the Cold War

Socialist Republic of Albania Bulgaria People's Republic of Bulgaria (P.R.B) Czechoslovakia Č.S.S

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British Foreign Office Departments and their leaders, by region and year

Departments Germany & Berlin Yugoslavia Albania Bulgaria Czechoslovakia Hungary Poland Romania Soviet

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Editorial description of the content of Cold War Eastern Europe

coverage of the following countries: ● Albania ● Bulgaria ● Czechoslovakia ● East Germany and Berlin ● Hungary

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Cold War Eastern Europe provides access to thousands of files from the political departments of the U.K. Foreign Office responsible for dealing with and reporting on the Soviet Union and …

countries featured in this resource are: ● Albania ● Bulgaria ● Czechoslovakia ● East Germany and Berlin ● Hungary Soviet Union and the Baltic states, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Poland, Albania, and Yugoslavia

4 May 2022

State security agencies, International Organizations, Political Organizations, Non-governing Political Parties and Organizations, Youth Organizations, and other Key Terms

State Security (Komitet za) dǎržavna sigurnost Bulgaria KGB Committee for State Security Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ National Union Bǎlgarski Zemedelski Naroden Sǎjuz Bulgaria ČSL Czechoslovak People's Party Československá Germany OF Fatherland Front Otečestven Front Bulgaria PCR Romanian Communist Party Partidul Comunist Union of People's Youth soyuz na narodnata mladezh Bulgaria SSM Socialist Youth Union Socialistický svaz

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A timeline of major events in the Cold War in Eastern Europe with links to relevant documents.

Summit Shooting down of El Al Flight 402 over Bulgaria November Nikita Khrushchev's tour to Afghanistan net/search/?q=%22Shooting+down+of+El+Al+Flight+402+over+Bulgaria%22 https://history-commons.net/search/?q=%22N

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