Issue 22, July 2008
"Society might be shocked if it found out how much money goes toward surveillance."
Interior Minister Mihail Mikov
"President Georgi Parvanov grew up like I did – simply, on the street. Prime Minister Stanishev went to school in a Mercedes without license plates."
Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov explains to Politique internationale why he criticises all Bulgarian politicians except the president
"I am a person who always tells the truth."
Former CSKA President Aleksandar Tomov comments on why the Football Association is to blame for the revocation of the club's Champions League license
"Let him come, if he can't keep his pants on."
Ahmed Dogan, leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, or DPS, responding to threats by Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov to destroy illegal buildings on his property
"God returned to Bulgaria – He had abandoned its heavenly natural beauty for a while."
Energy Minister Petar Dimitrov's explanation of the economic situation in Bulgaria at an investment forum at the Harvard Club in New York
"Construction is even more lucrative than narcotics."
Sofia's chief architect Petar Dikov