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"FOR A UNITED DEMOCRATIC YOUTH UNION": THE ISSUE OF THE ORGANIZATION OF THE YOUTH IN THE EARLIEST YEARS OF THE SOCIALISM IN BULGARIA

This article presents in chronological terms the development of the idea of putting all Bulgarian youth in one organization which aims at mass control over the youth by placing it under the power of the government and in particular the Communist party. The text is about the period 1944-1949 and tries to present the main stages that led to the foundation of the union, paying special attention to the factors that hinder its smooth establishment and operating.
Keywords: youth, socialism, propaganda, organizations, unions, communism

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