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Euroleaks: Varoufakis releases first secret recording from Eurogroup

Yiannis Varoufakis has released the first audio recording from the Eurogroup sessions in the turbulent first half of 2015. The first audio clip that has been released is a spoiler of what will follow, when all secret recordings will be public on Saturday. The Euroleaks Part 1 features no other …

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Varoufakis asks the Parliament to adopt resolution for Syria

Leader of opposition party MeRA25, Yanis Varoufakis, has officially asked the Greek Parliament to adopt a resolution for an immediate ceasefire on the Turkish-Syrian border, a no-fly zone over north Syria and the immediate dispatch of humanitarian aid. In a letter submitted to the Parliament Speaker on Wednesday, Varoufakis wrote …

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“Full prepayment of business tax should be abolished,” says Varoufakis

“Unless the full prepayment of business tax is abolished, the recession, the migration of people and businesses will not stop and real investments will not arrive,” former finance minister and leader of MeRA25, MP Yanis Varoufakis has said. H epointed out that “New Democracy and SYRIZA are tied up to …

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FinMin Tsakalotos: Regling speaks “nonsense”, if he were my student….

Klaus Regling is speaking “nonsense” said Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos adding that if the head of the European Stability Mechanism were his student, he would be flunked. In an interview with Open TV on Thursday, Tsakalotos referred among others to Regling’s claim that the time when Yanis Varoufakis was …

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Varoufakis & MeRA25 narrowly miss a seat in the European Parliament

Ambitious “Europe reformer” and enfant terrible of Greek and European finances Yanis Varoufakis and his party MeRA25 narrowly missed a seat in the European Parliament. From Monday to Tuesday afternoon, the live results transmitted via the website of the Greek Interior Ministry were showing that MeRA25 had collected 3.1% of …

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Adults in the Room: Film shooting starts in downtown Athens (video, pictures)

Director Costas Gavras turned the Kotzias square in the historical center of Athens into a setting for his latest film “Adults in the Room” based on the book of former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis Part of the shooting about the Greek crisis in the first half of 2015 took place …

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Greek state funds Gavras-Varoufakis film “Adults in the Room” with €630,000

The Ministry of Digital Policy approved a grant for the film “Adults in the Room” to be filmed by famous director Costas Gavras and is the cinematic adaption of the book by ex finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. The amount of 630,000 euros is a grant for director Costas Gavras. The …

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Hollywood meets “European Spring”: Pamela Anderson joins Varoufakis’ campaign

American activist Pamela Andersonanis  gave a “Hollywood flair” to the European elections campaign of former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis and his party DiEm25. The campaign across Europe named “European Spring” started in Brussels on Monday. As secretary of MEP25 and co-founder of DiEM25, Yanis Varoufakis pointed out “today we are …

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Varoufakis, Schaeuble & Co: The casting for Gavras’ movie “Adults in the Room”

Famous Greek director Costas Gavras has started his new project: the filming of “Adults in the Room,” the book of former fiance minister Yanis Varoufakis about the fatal first half of 2015, that granted Greece another bailout program. “The history of a country and its people trapped in a power …

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EU Court denies Varoufakis access to ECB decision that led to capital controls

The European Union’s top General Court denied access to a European Central Bank (ECB) document which underpinned its decision to freeze vital funding to Greek banks in 2015, that resulted in forcing Athens to impose capital controls. Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis and German left-wing parliamentarian Fabio De Masi(Die …

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Pamela Anderson: Varoufakis inspires people across Europe

Pamela Anderson, former Baywatch star, has criticized Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for ignoring people’s will during the famous Greek referendum of 2015 and declared to be a fan of Yanis Varoufakis And she has learned a Greek word with a powerful meaning: OXI – No. “I admire the Greek people …

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