Workers Youth League (Bulgaria)

The Workers Youth League ( _bg. Работнически младежки съюз, abbreviated RMS, often referred to as 'Rems') was a youth organization in Bulgaria, tied to the Bulgarian Communist Party. The organization was founded in 1928. RMS was illegalized in 1934. During the Second World War, the organization led partisan struggles. [http://www.omda.bg/bulg/slovo/memoirs/rozoviya_paraklis_1.htm History in personal accounts /In Bulgarian/ Rozoviya Paraklis ] ] In 1938, its ranks were joined by the members of the underground Young Communist League of Bulgaria. [ [http://files.osa.ceu.hu/holdings/300/8/3/text/6-7-142.shtml Bulgarian Journalist for the Balkans Based on "Complete Independence" ] ]

At the 5th RMS congress in 1945, Zhivko Zhivkov became the Secretary of its Central Committee. [ [http://files.osa.ceu.hu/holdings/300/8/3/text/7-5-71.shtml The Bulgarian Party Leadership ] ]

In December 1947, RMS was substituted by the Popular Youth League.

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