All posts tagged Dossier Commission

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October 25, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Dossier Commission, the body charged by law with disclosing the identities of people in various walks of public life who worked for the country’s communist-era secret services, on October […]

The headquarters in Sofia of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian Orthodox Church dismisses Stara Zagora Metropolitan Galaktion

September 28, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, said on September 28 that it had unanimously decided to dismiss Stara Zagora Met ...


Bulgaria’s Parliament again rejects proposal to close body checking communist-era agents

September 2, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

In what has become practically an annual ritual, Bulgaria’s National Assembly on September 2 again rejected proposals from socialist and nationa ...

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Bulgaria: Many thousands of communist-era Military Intelligence staff records destroyed

August 18, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

At least 16 000 records of Bulgaria’s communist-era Military Intelligence personnel, the equivalent of nearly half, were destroyed after the beg ...