Displaying items by tag: Issue 77
A picture is worth more than a thousand words, the old adage goes, and even in Bulgaria sometimes things are exactly what they seem to be, which explains why there is no explanation about the people pictured here.
The man who pulled a gun on Ahmed Dogan, the leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, has all the characteristics of a Bulgarian national hero.
"The crisis is over."
Former Finance Minister Simeon Djankov, May 2010
As a Scot who left his country 22 years ago, has lived since then in nine countries, and now divides his time between a flat in Sofia and a house in the Carpathian mountains, I have an obvious interest in this issue of immigration – a subject on which opinion polarises according to the security of the disputant’s economic position.