Anastasia Dmitruk, poetess
Kamaliya, Ukrainian singer (for DER SPIEGEL)
Mohammad Zahoor, Pakistan-born Ukrainian billionaire (for DER SPIEGEL)
Alexandra Shevchenko, political activist and FEMEN co-founder (for CAPITAL)
Karl-Albert Brandt, German farmer (for FINANCIAL TIMES GERMANY).
Thomas Drake, American whistleblower and ex-NSA employer (for Dagens Næringsliv)
Jens Hüllmann, German banker (for FINANCIAL TIMES GERMANY).
Olaf Scholz, German politician/mayor of Hamburg (for FINANCIAL TIMES GERMANY).
Prof. Dr. Martin Butzlaff, president of Witten/Herdecke University
Torsten Temp, German banker, HSH (for FINANCIAL TIMES GERMANY).
Peer Steinbrück, German politician