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November 9, 2016
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December 7, 1998
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March 31, 1949
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CLASSIFICATION 25X1 A2g Approved For RU DI9t 4CE; 1P82-004 5W= COUNTRY INFORMATION REPORT Greece BD NO. DATE DISTR. 31 MAR 1949 SUBJECT NOF Preparations for a Plebiscite NO. OF PAGES 1 PLACE ACQUIRED NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) DATE OF INF 25X1X6 SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. 1. An order issued by NOF calls on its organized staff members to take proper steps, in absolute secrecy, to organize the Slav-speaking population by telling it that in the future a plebiscite will be held in .Uacedonia in order for the population '.o decide if it wishes to remain under Greek sovereignty or become an autonomous L`.acedonia, pointing out to them that their advantage and their imperative duty require them to organize so that they will vote in favor-cf Yacedonian autonomy when the plebiscite is held. 2. The same persons are making efforts to persuade the parents of students in higher institutions to c mvince their children to give up their studies and to return to their villages so they may be sent to the universities of l'oscow upon arrangement;. of the Rebel Government, promising them that their children's tuition and subsistence would be paid by the Soviet Government, and that a lump sum would be paid to the parent as well as a monthly subsidy. This document is hereby regra CONFIDENTIAL in accord, eth the Meter of M Octob 13 from the iinector of C Intelligence to the Arc Ji a United States. &VOOR'"eview Date: 2008 x NSRS FBI Approved For Release 1999/09/09 : CIA-RDP82-00457R002500700008-3