April 14, 2021 marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of the patriarch of the Bulgarian national liberation movement – Georgi Stoykov Rakovski

Rakovski National Defence College celebrated its patron’s day with a Presanctified Liturgy in the church of “St. Archangels” and a wreath laying ceremony at Rakovski’s monument.

Dr. Krassimir Karakachanov, Deputy Prime Minister for Public Order and Security and Minister of Defence of the Republic of Bulgaria, and Major-General Grudi Angelov, PhD, Commandant of Rakovski National Defence College unveiled a bas-relief of Georgi Rakovski during the solemn celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the great revolutionary and revivalist – the patron of the College!