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Athens: Loukanikos, the famous riot dog, passed away

Loukanikos, the famous riot dog of Athens has apparently passed away. According to newspaper Avgi Online, the famous four-legged passed away already last May. He was a little over ten years old. Loukanikos became famous and gains admirers all over the world when he ‘led’ the anti-austerity protests in Athens. …

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Athens Riot Dog: Loukanikos’ Protester Career is Over

Athens famous riot dog, the “Indignant dog”, the legendary Loukanikos, has ended his career as protester. On Thursday night a report in a Greek news portal and some mentions in Facebook claimed that he was not more in Athens and that he had been apparently adopted by loving pets’ parents and he …

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Famous Riot-Dog Loukanikos Got a Bar in …Madrid!

Greece’s famous riot dog got a bar in Madrid. Well, not he himself personally but some Spanish fans of him. They opened a bar and gave the name of the most famous dog around the world. According to the report, a lot of Loukanikos’ pictures hang on the walls of …

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What Does Loukanikos Have to Do With Arsonists in Germany?

That’s a fame Greece’s most famous riot dog Loukanikos would certainly not want. A group calling itself  “Friends of Loukanikos” claimed responsibility for the arson attack against the car of the wife of Horst Reichenbach, the head of European Union Task Force for Greece. However the car of Dagmar Roth-Behrendt, …

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Loukanikos Made it in TIME’s “Person of the Year 2011”

The Protesters of Arab Spring and of Occupy Movements around the globe were chosen by US Magazine TIME as the “Person of the Year 2011”. Protesters from Tunisia to Spain and from Chile to Russia are featured in this special TIME issue because “in 2011, protesters didn’t just voice their complaints; …

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Athens: Riot Police Kicks even Famous Riot Dog ‘Loukanikos’

After the ugly scenes of riot police beating civilians and photo-reporters and throwing tear-gas at the Metro entrance during the Wednesday protests in Athens, a picture this morning adds the icing on the top of police violence. A riot policeman kicks even a harmless animal … the world famous riot dog Loukanikos! …

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Loukanikos on Nikon-Ad? Where’s the Doggy Food, guys?

The picture of Athens Famous Riot Dog, Loukanikos, has been submitted to a Nikon-Camera photography competition for the new Nikon model. In one of his most famous pictures, Loukanikos poses in front of protesters, claiming “I am the Resistance”!   The photo contest gives participants a Nikon advertisement scheme with …

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Loukanikos: Athens Riot Dog made it to BBC! (video)

Loukanikos, legendary riot dog and front-man at every protest rally is Athens has made it up to BBC! The UK broadcaster uploaded a footage of the blond four-legged protester in action. What else should the dog do except running, jumping and barking? BBC wrote on its page: One committed protester was at …

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Loukanikos: Famous Athens Riot Dog gets “Indignant” (pcts)

You have to imagine the scene then its was such a turmoil that I could hardly shoot a good and clear picture (I have details like a bag, a shoe and a leg, a bus, all blur and hectic). It’s Tuesday, May 31, and crowds of people are gathering outside the …

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Athens: Meeting H.M. Legendary Riot Dog, Loukanikos!

There can be no Athens protest without legendary riot dog Loukanikos. There we were standing yesterday, when a modest four-legged creature, with eyes down to earth, unaware about his world-wide fame passed by. With his neon-orange collar to avert ticks and attract humans. He sneaked purposefully by, between jeans and capri trousers, suits …

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Greek Riot Granny … Hurls Stone Against Police (Video)

After riot dog Loukanikos is new symbol arises out of Greek protests. The Riot Granny! An older woman walks in downtown Athens -probably last Thursday – and watches rioters hurling stones against a riot police squad. The youth shout to policemen something like “You work for 700 euro”. The senior …

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What’ Up in Greece on Oct 8?

A brutal slaughtering of people’s income is up in Greece.  The new taxation bill hits primarily the low and middle incomes up to €32,000 gross per year.  Business as usual… The multi-bill contains ‘hidden tax increases’ as it lowers the tax-free income limit and sharply cuts tax-free and tax-deduction amounts from …

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Athens Protests: Stones & Tear Gas – Live Blogging in English

Blood is boiling, riot police is on alert and tension is high at the protests of unions from the public (ADEDY) and private (GSEE) sector on the day of the Greek general strike. Estimated some 15,000 people have flooded downtown Athens since the morning with banners, flags and slogans against the government and …

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Athens: Police Fires Tear Gas and Beat “Indignant” Greeks (videos)

Protesters and riot police have been ‘playing’ cat and mouse for several hours at Syntagma Square in downtown Athens. Riot police beats protesters and fires tear gas, while the protesters withdraw and come back. Proto Thema newspaper underlines that the police made ‘extensive use of chemicals’ to prevent the protesters from …

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