Wed, 10/27/2021 - 12:43

Not that long ago you advocated minimal state interference in the economy. Now you call for the sort of government help that would befit Communism.

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev to Vasil Velev, chairman of the Association of Industrial Capital in Bulgaria, who wants the government to subsidise electricity bills for businesses


The healthcare minister was left like a lone pillar, trying to withstand overwhelming waves from all directions.

Dr Ivan Madzharov, chairman of the Bulgarian Medical Association

We are facing a serious crisis.

Diyan Stamatov, school principal, on the consequences of online education

Yes, we made mistakes in the management of the Covid-19 crisis and we are ready to pay the political price.

Caretaker Prime Minister Stefan Yanev

Media freedom in Bulgaria has turned out to be directly linked to the independence of the judiciary.

Judge Miroslava Todorova

I am not sure these photos were authentic.

Anastas Gerdzhikov, rector of Sofia University and GERB-backed presidential candidate, on the leaked photos of wads of cash and gold bars in former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's bedroom 

These guys will be unable to form a government once again.

Former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

The runoff of the election for president will be between Rumen Radev and Lozan Panov.

Hristo Ivanov, leader of DB, or Democratic Bulgaria. The statement was made at a time when opinion poll agencies indicated Lozan Panov, a former judge who is supported by DB, to be trailing far behind his opponents in the presidential race.


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