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I consider it as a duty to my conscience to declare before this court and through it to Bulgarian public opinion, that I was never in the service of British intelligence, never participated in the conspiratorial and criminal plans of Tito and his clique, that I always acted as a communist, always respected and esteemed the Soviet Union . . " Again, Kostov was seized by the guards and removed from the courtroom. But his retraction remained an exception. The trial continued smoothly with the "confessions" of all the other defendants; the statement of the fifty-one "witnesses," some of whom were convicted fascist criminals and some tortured and broken communists dragged out of the state security cells awaiting their own show trial.

Kadar protested. Gero and Revai kept silent. The rather taciturn Rakosi closed the meeting by saying that in view of such a serious suspicion, even if not proven beyond doubt, Rajk could not remain head of the Interior Ministry, he should be transferred to the Foreign Ministry and Kadar should take over at the Ministry of the Interior. T immediately understood,' says Kadar, 'that Rakosi and his group had decided the question without me. It also became clear why Rakosi summoned me later than he did the others.

The choice was thus narrowed to the two "home communists," Yugov and Kostov. Both had long histories as leaders of the anti-Nazi underground movement. In the communist-dominated Fatherland Front government, Yugov was appointed minister of the interior, and his state security police, organized and directed by Soviet advisers, launched a ferocious hunt for real and alleged "enemies of the people," a bloodbath unparalleled elsewhere in the satellite countries. It was estimated that as many as 100,000 people were killed during the first four years of his reign.

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