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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • July 21, 1958

    Special Information from Gen. I. Mihailov Based on a RUMNO Report on the Situation in the Middle East

    Bulgarian intelligence report on the developments during the 1958 Lebanon crisis.

  • September 01, 1958

    KGB Request for Materials in Connection of a Possible Meeting of the Four Great Powers in Geneva

  • September 01, 1958

    Letter from T. Zhivkov to Soviet Presidium on Training of Bulgarian Military Intelligence Officers at Intelligence Courses in the USSR

    Todor Zhivkov requests from Moscow training of Bulgarian intelligence officers.

  • September 18, 1958

    Bulgarian Politburo Directive Regarding Status of Undercover Intelligence Officers - RUMNO

  • October 02, 1958

    T. Zhivkov’s Report at the Bulgarian Plenary Session on the Middle East Crisis

    A report based on military intelligence information and on Zhivkov's conversation with the Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev.

  • January 10, 1959

    Letter from Bulgarian State Security Directorate II on Information Requested from the KGB

  • March 23, 1959

    Report on Visit to Romania on Counterintelligence Issues

    A report on the visit that had to improve exchange of information between the two intelligence agencies.

  • June 17, 1959

    Information on French Intelligence Activity Against Bulgaria

    The memo focuses on the operations of the French intelligence services in Bulgaria during the late 1950s.

  • June 17, 1959

    Information on Foreign Counterintelligence Agents Network Abroad

    The report covers the work of Bulgarian intelligence operatives in the West for the last 18 months. Includes statistics by country.

  • July 31, 1959

    Plan for the Collaborative Agent-Operational Work between II and V Directorates DS

  • January 16, 1960

    Report from Col. V. Terziev Military Counterintelligence Activity in 1959

  • April 09, 1960

    Information from Romania on Turkish Intelligence Interests Towards Bulgaria

  • November 01, 1960

    Results of Joint KGB / Bulgarian State Security Operation on Greek Emigration in Bulgaria

  • November 01, 1960

    Letter from Gen. G. Tzankov to A. Shelepin Regarding Conference in Vienna of US Consuls in Eastern Europe

    The Bulgarian Minister of Internal Affairs informs the Soviet State Security Committee Chief about a forthcoming meeting in Vienna where US officials will discuss consular issues

  • November 21, 1960

    Foreign Counterintelligence Bulletin No. 56 on Agent-Operational Activities

  • December 01, 1960

    Information from Gen. B. Dumkov Regarding the New Structure of US Military Intelligence

  • January 01, 1961

    Letter from Gen. G. Tzankov to A. Shelepin Regarding Acquired Materials from the US Mission in Sofia

  • January 11, 1961

    Information from MVR Inspectorate on Yugoslav Intelligence Services Against Bulgaria

    The Ministry of Internal Affairs reports its intelligence findings on the activities of the Yugoslav intelligence services against Bulgaria. Working both from home and in-country, the Yugoslav intelligence is allegedly trying to gather information on a broad set of issues – ranging from trade relations within Comecon, to Bulgaria’s military capacity and its potential to pose a threat to Yugoslav Macedonia.

  • September 05, 1961

    Ministry of the Interior Bulletin on Anti-Bulgarian Activity of Greece and Turkey

    The Ministry of Internal Affairs reports its intelligence findings on the military cooperation between the US, Greece and Turkey.

  • September 29, 1961

    Task for Investigation of an Individual, Residing in Poland