Russian military intelligence in Bulgaria (1879–1912) Cover Image

Руското военно разузнаване в България (1879–1912 г.)
Russian military intelligence in Bulgaria (1879–1912)

Author(s): Stefan Simeonov
Subject(s): History, Cultural history, Diplomatic history, History of ideas, Political history, Social history, Modern Age, Recent History (1900 till today), 19th Century, Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919)
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: Bulgaria, Russia;Russian military intelligence;military agents;armed forces

Summary/Abstract: The present article focuses on the Russian military intelligence in Bulgaria in the period since the establishment of the Third Bulgarian State until the beginning of the Balkan War in 1912. The Russian intelligence in Bulgaria is carried out mainly by military agents in the country, which are subordinated to the General Headquarters of Russia. The main task of the military agents is comprehensive military statistical study of the Bulgarian state and its armed forces as well as collecting political information with military value. The author examines the process of building Russian military agents and the impact of the political relations between the two countries on the organizational structure and activities of Russian intelligence in Bulgaria.

  • Issue Year: XXIII/2015
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 459-464
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: Bulgarian