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Friday, 22 October 2010 12:15

OCTOPUS'S GARDEN

One of the most trumpeted special operations of the Bulgarian police, dubbed "Octopus," came to a spectacular denouement when the court ordered its chief suspect, Aleksey Petrov, to be released from jail and put under house arrest. A flurry of political, diplomatic and media activity ensued, but this can scarcely conceal the fact that out of the nine original suspects, just three remain accused, while from the comfort of his home the "Head of the Octopus" has declared his intention of getting involved in politics.

Published in Joke of the month
Friday, 22 October 2010 12:02

QUOTE-UNQUOTE

"I went to the circus recently. A seal was trained to play with a ball and swing a ring around its head. Is it so difficult for those who do not know the right way in life to just find it and follow it?"

Iliya Iliev, chairman of the DROM Roma party

Published in Quote-Unquote
Friday, 22 October 2010 11:34

WE'VE GOT MAIL

I am a dual British-Bulgarian citizen and I was recently denied a Russian visa on my British passport. I had applied through a tourist agency and they did not understand the reasons for the denial either.

Published in Letters to the editor
Page 3 of 3

Society

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