Today's Quote: State within the State
"Sunny Beach is an economic and administrative state within the state. There isn't a single territory there which doesn't bring financial revenues. War there is not only over drugs, but over ice cream stalls, taxi stops, and any other piece of land."
"Allegations that the prosecution hit one gang to protect another are not true. One has to act this way against blatant criminal activity... If all that fuss hadn't occurred, no-one would find out that the sea is actually a swamp."
Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov commenting on a shooting in the seaside resort that left one dead and three wounded last month and that was subsequently linked to organized criminal activity.