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Labor Institute INE draws a grim picture of real Greek economy, sets unemployment much higher

The report of Labor Institute of the private sector union GSEE (INE) draws a grim picture of the Greek economy – despite the government narrative about the positive outlook. “The Greek economy is looking for an upward venture,” said one of the INE directors who presented the report. However, “evidence …

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Greek Navy sends medical staff to islands of North & Eastern Aegean Sea

The General Staff of the Hellenic Navy has announced the schedule the interdisciplinary medical group that will conduct preventive medical checks to the residents of the islands of the north and eastern Aegean Sea. The interdisciplinary Group consists of medical and nursing staff of various specialists incl. general practitioner, cardiologist, …

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President of state broadcaster ERT, Dionysis Tsaknis, resigns criticizing gov’t policies and workers union

Dionysis Tsaknis had submitted his resignation as President of Greece’s state broadcaster ERT after two and a half years on the post. He left criticizing the government policies on ERT as well as the powerful union of workers at the state broadcaster. According to media reports, Tsaknis decision to resign …

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Greek court rules to extradite Bitcoin Alexander Vinnik to US

The Appeals Court of Thessaloniki decided to extradite to the USA a 38-year-old Russian national Alexander Vinnik suspected to have been involved in money laundering through a platform for bitcoin exchange. Next to US also Russia had requested the extradition of Alexander Vinnik. Police arrested Vinnik in a hotel in …

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