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Bulgaria’s most famous and talented dissident writer
Politician and a leader of the international communist movement
Hard-line leader of the Bulgarian Communist Party
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Communist hegemony in Bulgaria began on September 9th, 1944, when several hundred army officers and communist militiamen deposed the country’s government and handed power over to an anti-fascist coalition called the Fatherland Front (FF). The key factor that determined the success of this conspiracy was the presence of the Soviet Army, which had already entered Bulgarian territory on September 5th; it was the Soviet presence that also allowed the Bulgarian Communist Party (BCP) to emerge from relative obscurity and stake a claim for an absolute power.


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Bulgaria
Location:  Eastern Europe
Capital:  Sofia
Communist Rule:  1944-1990
Status:  First free elections (June 1990)
Victims of Communism:
222 000