January 10, 1945
Notes of G. Dimitrov on a Phone Call from Stalin
Stalin expresses his support for an equal Bulgarian-Yugoslav confederation; cautions the Yugoslav delegation against interfering in Greece.
January 28, 1945
Notes of V. Kolarov from a Meeting with Stalin
Stalin opposes Turkey's inclusion in any Balkan federation, suggests that Bulgaria and Yugoslavia's confederation should be postponed and that Bulgaria should assert its rights to the Aegean. He says that the Soviet Union has only allied with capitalist nations to defeat the most dangerous of them, Germany; says that capitalism has decayed and the conditions for socialism are good. Promises Russia's assistance in developing Bulgaria's industry.
Notes on Stalin's Statement from a Meeting with a Bulgarian Delegation
Stalin rebukes the Bulgarian leadership for postponing elections and fearing their opposition. He gives advice on the reorganization of Bulgaria and its foreign relations.
October 31, 1946
Report from Bulgarian Intelligence on the Situation in Austria, Switzerland, Italy, and France
A report on the political climate in Western Europe and the activities of the Bulgarian communities abroad. The author concludes that since a new war seems imminent, the diplomatic and intelligence apparatus needs to be overhauled and old cadres dissmissed.
April 30, 1947
Bulgarian Secretariat Decision B-116 Regarding New State Security Directorate’s Structure and Personal Changes of its Leadership
Decision Memoranda regarding the personnel changes following the creation of the State Security Directorate.
July 01, 1947
Cipher Telegram from G. Dimitrov to J. Stalin on Damyan Velchev’s Behavior in Switzerland
Report on the activities of the former Defense Minister and Chief of the Bulgarian mission in Bern, Damyan Velchev, against the new Bulgarian regime.
October 02, 1947
Report from Bulgarian Intelligence on the Situation in the Mediterranean
A report on the Western European military plans for fighting back a possible Soviet invasion. The report looks into the political climate in Italy and the public support for the plans.
November 15, 1947
Letter from Assen Georgiev to Bulgarian Foreign Minister K. Georgiev on Bulgarian Intelligence Activity in France
The head of the Bulgarian legation in Paris blames the lack of funds and the shortage of personnel for the scarce intelligence information sent back to Sofia.
January 26, 1948
Letter from Assen Georgiev to Bulgarian Foreign Minister V. Kolarov on Bulgarian Intelligence Activity in France
The head of the Bulgarian legation in Paris Asen Georgiev shares his observations for the inefficiencies in the Bulgarian intelligence apparatus. He recommends a number of measures that will potentially improve the intelligence operations abroad. As a first step he suggests sweeping personnel changes.
July 26, 1948
Cipher Message from G. Dimitrov to I. Stalin and V. Molotov
The Bulgarian government is disturbed by the recent dislocations of Yugoslav armed forces along the Bulgarian-Yugoslav border in the Macedonia region. Officials in Sofia fear a Yugoslav attempt to annex Pirin region to Macedonia.
September 17, 1948
Bi-Monthly Report from Bulgarian Intelligence on the Civil War in Greece
An intelligence report on the on-going Greek Civil War. Among other things, the report emphasizes the American support for the Greek government and the low morale in the National Army.
February 10, 1949
Proposal for Counter-Intelligence Operation ''Traitor'' Against Yugoslav Agents
A proposal for the measures against the Yugoslav agents and their collaborators who, on Tito’s behalf, were allegedly working for the annexation of the Pirin Region by the Yugoslav Federation.
April 26, 1949
Secret Daily Information Bulletin for the Prime Minister Georgi Dimitrov, communicated from Sofia to Moscow
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of the Internal Affairs create an informational bulletin on the domestic political developments.
May 23, 1949
Cipher Telegrams Regarding Bulgarian Request to Sending Soviet investigators to Sofia
Stalin and Molotov approve a BCP CC request for the dispatch of Soviet investigators to assist in Kiril Slavkov’s trial
October 18, 1949
Cipher Message from Kolarov and Chervenkov to Stalin on Investigated Bulgarian Armed Forces Commanders
Vassil Kolarov and Vulko Chervenkov report on the measures taken against Bulgarian cadets at the Voroshilov Military Academy implicated in unlawful activities.
January 16, 1950
Information at Bulgarian Plenum on Stalin's View on the Purges in the Bulgarian Communist Party
Georgi Chankov and Vulko Chervenkov present a report before the BCP CC on their recent meeting with Joseph Stalin, Georgi Malenkov and Nikolai Bulganin in Moscow. Among the issues discussed were the ongoing purges in the BCP, the role of the Agrarian Movement in the government, the state of the Bulgarian armed forces and the Bulgarian industrial and agricultural production.
May 07, 1953
Report on Disturbances at the Tobacco Depot in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Report on the disturbances at the Plovdiv Tabacco depot on 4 May 1953 following job cuts at the plant.
March 29, 1955
Bulgarian Politburo Resolution B Regarding DS Intelligence Directorate Work
BCP CC’s First Secretary, Vulko Chervenkov, approves Interior Minister Georgi Tsankov’s recommendations for improving the performance of the intelligence and counter-intelligence services.
October 13, 1955
CC BCP Politburo Resolution "B" Protocol for Cooperation between the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Stasi
The CC BCP Politburo approves the protocol for cooperation between the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the East German Ministry for State Security (Stasi), agreed upon at a September meeting in Berlin.
June 26, 1956
Minutes of a Bulgarian Politburo Meeting for the Investigation of the Political Processes of 06/26/1956
Georgi Tsankov testifies before a BCP CC Commission for the Investigation of the Political Trials [against opposition leaders]. He emphasizes the role of the Soviet advisor to the Bulgarian Ministry of Internal Affairs, Gen. Filatov, regarding the human rights abuse of detainees. Vulko Chervenkov talks about Filatov’s disregard of Politburo’s policy decisions, as well as about his eventual withdraw to Moscow by Stalin.