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Bulgarians march in illegal tribute to pro-Nazi WWII General

The annual Lukov March took place in Bulgaria last month in memory of a Second World War General who was known for being pro-Nazi and antisemitic.

Held in Sofia on February 14, the torchlit procession commemorates General Hristo Lukov and has been held for thirteen consecutive years.

Despite it officially being banned by the authorities, dozens of people participated in the march organised by the neo-Nazi Bulgarian National Union.

Lukov, who was murdered by communists at the age of 56 on February 13, 1943,  led the nationalistic Union of Bulgarian National Legions and worked closely with the Third Reich.