Document Type: 
Document Number (FOIA) /ESDN (CREST): 
Release Decision: 
Original Classification: 
Document Page Count: 
Document Creation Date: 
December 22, 2016
Document Release Date: 
February 22, 2011
Sequence Number: 
Case Number: 
Publication Date: 
July 20, 1954
Content Type: 
PDF icon CIA-RDP81-01036R000200080098-8.pdf73.33 KB
Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/02/22 : CIA-RDP81-01036R000200080098-8 3 Bulgaria CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT anti-Cessmist Activity and Its Repression DATE DISTR.7.O Jul 1954 THIS DOCUYEN CONTAINS INFORMATION AFFECTING THE NATIONAL DEFEHa! ^;.+. OF THE U.S. CODE. AS AMENDED. ITS TRANSMISSION OR REVE- LA=10N OF ITS CONTENTS TO OR RECEIPT By AN UNAUTHORIZED PERSON IS THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION NO. OF PAGES 2 25X1 SUPP. TO REPORT NO. 1. Typewritten leaflets have been clandestinely distributed in the important Manufacturing town of aabrove. They consist entirely of attacks on the regime. They are secretly distributed, not only at Gabrovo but also in the neigh)oring villages. 2. The police have proceeded promptly to repressive measures. They gathered up the leaflets and on 8 May 54 arrested the following individuals: Vasil eve!, schoolmaster Pavl1 TAkUn Marv etehinevs (a woman) Yefrea ye 3. All these people were sent to Tdraovo. The charge against then was distributing reactitnary papers, hostile, to the regime. 4. There were also three arrests at Plovdiv. One of the adividual.s arrested was h certain Dikran ? According to his Own story, he belongs to a fereigh pr4pagsnds. service. 5. Nationalists 125X1 the Larlovo region have also been arrested lately, on charges of holding secret meetings. Documents, discovered by the Cenawnist authorities, show that the accused persons were arranging for sabotage of the delivery of agricultural products to the state. The following were arrested, chile actually attending a secret meeting for this purpose: 25X1 This re, ort is for the use within the USA of the Intelligence components of the Departments or Agencies indicated above. It is not to be transm';ted overseas without r'-e oncurren-e of the orig'nating office through the Assistant Director of the Office of Coil cr'on and D sscm-nation, C' ' . All or parts of the content; '?'e .--d by the above organiz:.lions in lntellig.nce publications receiving overseas distribution providing the publication bears the cavea = and the citation. if made, refers only to "CIA Source". SEE LAST PAGE J'2. MECT & AREA COD, DISTRIBUTION ? STATE I jARMY LJNAVY L:j AIR Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/02/22 : CIA-RDP81-01036R000200080098-8 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/02/22 : CIA-RDP81-01036R000200080098-8 25X1 SECRET 6. Griger onov REUev Luea Bow Toder,Dlaitriv The prisoners were denounced by Tiaofi DroJev, although his name appears on the list of those arrested--a coaaon maneuver. Drojev was a brother-in-law of the president of the Cosstiunist Youth Organization d the region. In addition, relatives of the individuals listed above have been arrested, and other arrests are to follow. Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/02/22 : CIA-RDP81-01036R000200080098-8