Bulgarian Government Releases Data on Former State Security Agents as Open Data
The Bulgarian government published on Monday information on former agents of the country’s Communist-era secret service – State Security (DS).
The information is published in open data and is accessible at opendata.government.bg, the press service of the government informs.
The initiative for the publication of the data is of Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova.
The data set contains 134 003 recordings on persons examined by the Committee for disclosing the documents and announcing the affiliation of Bulgarian citizens to the State Security and intelligence services of the Bulgarian National Army.
Direct to Open Data Portal (in Bulgarian)
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