''In my personal opinion, the West should be doing much more to assist the release of the Bulgarian nurses in Libya. These people did nothing wrong and I think that the whole world must do everything possible to help them.''
Then some "great" Communist mind decided to ingratiate Bulgaria even more with the Soviet Union by inserting Moscow in the lyrics. So Bulgaria's anthem became the only one in the world citing the capital of a foreign country
70 years ago, on 10 March 1943, Bulgaria's pro-Nazi government decided to defy Berlin and halt the deportation of Bulgaria's 50.000 Jews. This was down to the actions of one man - Dimitar Peshev. Just two years later he faced Communist justice and found himself on trial for his life. His niece Kaluda Kiradjieva remembers