BULGARIA: Tsankov Out

Since the Bulgarian Militarists, led by M. Alexander Tsankov, seized the government from the Agrarian majority party by a coup d' état (TIME, June 18, 1923) and began their reign of terror by allegedly causing the assassination of the Agrarian Premier Stambuliski (TIME, June 25, 1923) numerous foreign observers have characterized the regime of Premier Tsankov "the worst and most ruthless Government in Europe."

A stifling censorship has made impartial news despatches from Bulgaria rare to the point of nonexistence. Last week the cables reported that Premier Tsankov and his absolutist Cabinet...

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