That was the message local Gentiles in Bessarabia
and northern Bukovina were getting from the Romanian military, gendarmerie, police, and various civil servants: the Romanian government wanted them to help round up and intern Jews, quite often also to kill them, as many and as quickly as possible.
Territory was annexed by the powers to which they had but the flimsiest claim: Bessarabia
was taken by Russia despite its mainly Romanian population; while Bosnia had been occupied by Austria-Hungary in 1876.
Due to a lack of great power support, Romania lost southern Bessarabia
to Russia and received Dobrogea as compensation.
It encompassed the divided territories into sphere of influence between the two states, in which it was also included the secret annexation by the USSR of the Baltic states, Bessarabia
and Northern Bukovina, and by Germany of Poland.
In September, Dimitrov paid a visit to Bessarabia
, the historic region of today's Moldova and southwest Ukraine, saying 500 Bessarabia
Bulgarians are eligible to become Bulgarian citizens.
During the war that percentage was halved, largely by the loss of the border areas of Bessarabia
and northern Bukovina (to the former Soviet Union--now Moldova and a portion of south-west Ukraine) and southern Dobrudja (to Bulgaria), as well as by the postwar flight or deportation of ethnic Germans.
These include correspondence with his superior, General Aleksandr Rudzevich, materials relating to Pestel's secret missions in 1821 to Bessarabia
to gather information about the Greek uprising in Moldavia and Wallachia, and information on Pestel's financial dealings while colonel of the Viatka Infantry Regiment and those of his fellow officer, A.
They made an agreement with Poland in 1938 and with many other countries in the inter-war years, but noticeably not with Romania with whom negotiations broke down over the Soviet claim for the return of Bessarabia
These two articles provoked vivid discussions in the country, especially Article 45 by which Romania, although it contributed to achieving victory over the Ottoman Empire, lost part of its territory, namely three counties of Southern Bessarabia
, which had been retroceded to Romania at the Congress in Paris in 1856.
The numbers, however, are questionable, as the example with Bulgarians from Bessarabia
, Moldova and the Ukraine shows, because the Minister is ready to grant them a passport while nobody knows how many they are.
The area west and south-west of the city of Nikolaev, embracing Trans-Dniester, Bessarabia
and Bukovina, was handed over to Germany's ally Romania.
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