BULGARIA: Revolution

Communists and Agrarians, by separate revolt, tried to overthrow the Government. The Army defeated Communist insurrections at Stara Zagora and Nova Zagora; but the Communists called a strike and engaged in wholesale sabotage of communications. Some 100,000 Agrarians were reported marching on Sofia, capital of Bulgaria. Troops halted them with rifle fire.

King Boris presided over the Cabinet, which he reconstructed; he dissolved Parliament—an empty proceeding because it had not met since Stambuliski's murder (TIME, June 18, June 25); he proclaimed a state of siege. If the...

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