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KRASIMIR KARAKACHANOV - Deputy Prime Minister for Public Order and Security and Minister of Defence

Krasimir Karakachanov was born on  March 29, 1965 in Rousse, Bulgaria

 

1990 – Graduated in History from the University of Sofia "St. Kliment Ohridski". Specialized in New Bulgarian history, Political history of the Balkan states, National liberation movement in Macedonia and Thrace, Political movements in Bulgaria.

1993 – Graduated from a 3-month education in Bern, Switzerland

Since 2014 – Doctor of International Relations and International Law.

Member of the Macedonian Scientific Institute, Sofia.

 

Author of articles in historical editions and author of many publications in the periodical press about the national liberation struggles of Bulgarians in Macedonia and the modern relations between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Macedonia. Author of “IMRO – 110 years of struggle” – a book about the history of the national liberation struggles of Bulgarians in Macedonia.

1990-1992 – Director of the weekly newspaper “Macedonia”, Sofia

 

1997-1998 – Graduated from the first course of the School for Political Studies in Moscow, Russia and Strasbourg, France

 

President of IMRO – Bulgarian National Movement

 

2005-2009 – Member of Parliament in the 40-th National Assembly, elected from the 25th Multi-mandate Constituency – Sofia, member of the Parliamentary Commission on National Security, President of the Parliamentary Group for Relations between Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Croatia.

 

Since 2014 – Member of Parliament in 43-rd National Assembly, elected from the 15th Multi-mandate Constituency – Pleven, Deputy-Speaker of the National Assembly, Member of the Parliamentary committee on Defence and the Parliamentary committee on Internal order and Security.

 

Member of the 44-th National Assembly.

 

Elected Deputy Prime Minister for Public Order and Security and Minister of Defence on May 4, 2017 by the 44-thNational Assembly.