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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • March 15, 1984

    Information from Gen. P. Stoyanov on the Situation in the RFE’ Bulgarian Section

  • March 15, 1984

    Bulgarian Interior Ministry Report on the Staff of the Bulgarian Service of Radio Free Europe

    A collaborator of the Bulgarian intelligence service provided detailed information on the personnel situation within the RFE Bulgarian Service.

  • May 03, 1984

    Information from Gen. G. Mladenov at Bulgarian State Security/Stasi Meeting on Terrorist Activity

  • May 03, 1984

    Shorthand Protocol of the Bulgarian Ministry of the Interior Leadership Meeting on Turkish issue

  • July 12, 1984

    Information on Election of New Secretary General of the Conference of European Churches

  • March 10, 1985

    Excerpts from the Indictment of Mehmet Ali Agca

    Conclusions of the Investigation Case #179/1982 against Mehmet Ali Agca. The indictment contains details of the Bulgarian investigation of the assassination attempt against John Paul II.

  • March 26, 1985

    Information from Gen. V. Kotzev on Turkish Leftist Group Activity

  • April 09, 1985

    Information from Col. R. Toshkov on Terrorist Groups in Turkey

  • April 19, 1985

    Information from Gen. A. Mussakov on Realization of the Instruction on Disinformation Activities

  • December 30, 1985

    Bulgarian Interior Minister Visits Moscow to Coordinate Activities against Foreign Propaganda Operations

    This note regarding the results of the visit of a group of Interior Ministry officials to the KGB in Moscow contains a proposal to develop a coordinated plan to discredit RFE and RL.

  • January 03, 1986

    Meeting in Moscow between V. Cherbikov and Gen. D. Stoyanov

  • January 07, 1986

    Info No. 3439 KGB Regarding 80 Terrorist Organizations in Turkey

  • January 16, 1986

    Report from the Head of Operative-Technical Directorate (OTU) Gen. P. Barbalov on his Visit to GDR

  • June 30, 1986

    Letter from Gen. D. Stoyanov to E. Mielke with Gratitude for the Help Provided During the 'Bulgarian Connection' Campaign

  • November 20, 1986

    Letter from Bulgarian Ministry of the Interior to Stasi Regarding the Exchange of Data on Turkish Terrorist Group 'The Grey Wolves'

  • February 09, 1987

    Weekly Bulgarian State Security Review

    Based on intelligence sources, the Minister of Internal Affairs Dimitar Stoyanov reports on domestic political developments. Among the issues covered in the memo are the domestic repercussions of the January 1987 Plenary Session of the CPSU Central Committee, as well as the Western allegations of human rights violations in regard to Bulgaria’s policy toward the Turkish ethnic minority.

  • March 13, 1987

    Review on Bulgarian Trial 109/96 - Case "Renegades" and Case "Editors"

  • April 24, 1987

    Information from D. Stoyanov to M. Balev on Propaganda Against People's Republic of Bulgaria

    The Minister of Internal Affairs, Dimitar Stoyanov, reports on the coverage in the Western media of the alleged repressions against six Bulgarian dissidents who sent an open letter to the 1986 CSCE Meeting in Vienna. The letter claimed that Bulgaria does not comply fully with the Helsinki Accords on Human Rights of 1975. The Minister reports that although some measures have been taken to neutralize the activities of this particular dissident group, the official investigation has been suspended as there was a risk of further tarnishing Bulgaria’s image abroad.

  • June 07, 1987

    Info No. 1801 KGB Regarding Results of Disclosure of VRYAN Indications

  • August 07, 1987

    From Gr. Shopov to T. Zhivkov on European Economic Community's Evaluation of the Results of CC CPSU June Plenum

    Based on intelligence reports, the Minister of the Internal Affairs, Grigor Shopov, informs Todor Zhivkov about the European Economic Community’s assessment of the recent June 1987 Plenary Session of the CPSU Central Committee. According to the information, Brussels seems pleased with Gorbachev’s efforts to gather party support for the radical reforms he has recently announced.