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“I had agreed with Russia to give cash that would help with Grexit,” claims ex Syriza Minister

Panagiotis Lafazanis, energy minister in the first SYRIZA government, claimed he had agreed with Moscow in 2015 that Russia would make a down-payment for a gas pipeline so that the money could be used to finance rexit if the country would decide to leave the euro zone. Lafazanis told Vima …

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Will EU and German support convince French euroskeptics to vote for Macron?

Ex banker, ex socialist and political outsider Emmanuel Macron won the first round of presidential elections in France on Sunday. French elections results have been perceived with a sign of relief in the European Union. A fine day for Europe and Greece, where creditors are expected to return to Athens …

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Rome Declaration: Which ‘Europe’ exactly do we celebrate?

A Rome Declaration aiming to restart Europe? The good old European Union that turned 60 today? The Europe of multiple speeds where each member state looks after its own interests? Signing the Rome Declaration, the leaders of 27 EU member-states – minus Britain – proclaimed “Europe in our common future.” …

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One year Capital Controls in Greece – Was it worth it?

Remember that Sunday, on June 28th, a year ago? Remember the queues outside ATMs growing in a quick and non-stop pace? It was a day after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had announced a Referendum amid suffocating pressure from the European Union, financial dry out by the European Central Bank and …

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A not so bright day…

I dare say that today is a horrible day. most probably a power cut in PPC network has “burned” the power supply of my desktop PC screen. I try to work using my tiny notebook that operates  on a turtle/speed. It is old and some keys on the keyboard do …

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Just 3 Days left for KTG’s Crowdfunding: We need to cover another 9% of our goal

Just 3 days left – 72 hours –  to help Greek News in English and blog KeepTalkingGreece stay in operation also for 2016. Reaching even 50% of the original goal will be a guarantee that KTG will continue to be alive and kicking.  So far, we have reached 41% of …

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