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Soviet soldiers saved 50 000 Bulgarian Jews during WWII

Summary of Disinformation

It was thanks to Soviet soldiers that 50 000 Bulgarian Jews were saved from deportation to Nazi Germany during WWII.

Disproof

In fact, public protest, which included an intervention from the Metropolitan of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, made Tsar Boris to change his mind and cancel the planned deportations of 50 000 Bulgarian Jews to Nazi Germany in May 1943. www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005451, edition.cnn.com/videos/world/2015/07/24/intv-amanpour-bulgaria-king-a.cnn, https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/how-bulgaria-saved-its-jews-from-nazi-concentration-camps/2013/05/08/e866bdda-8cb1-11e2-9838-d62f083ba93f_story.html?utm_term=.e74c061fa348,

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Reported in: Issue 87
Date: 06.11.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Bulgaria, Russia
Keywords: Holocaust, Historical revisionism, WWII, Nazi/Fascist
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Russian MFA Spokesperson Maria Zacharova
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