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Archive - Feb 2012

February 28th

Standard & Poor's downgrades Greece to selective default

28 February 2012 / 15:02:07  
Following the announcement for the selective default, the European Central Bank has suspended the acceptance of Greek securities as collateral, i.e. as a guarantee of liquidity provision, reports Dow Jones.

February 27th

"Golden" is the income of Greek politicians, the deputy, who has exported one million euro, is still wanted

27 February 2012 / 17:02:50  
According to the Ministry of Finance, the number of politicians who have exported amounts exceeding 100,000 euro is over 40. A "Detailed inspection" will be carried out for some of them. At the same time, while personal incomes are dropping each passing day, the salaries of politicians remain defiantly high.

Civic organization broke the monopoly of middlemen in agricultural trade

27 February 2012 / 15:02:27  
Volunteers from Katerini "sold out" 24 tons of potatoes for about 12 hours on the Internet. The consumers received the goods directly from the growers several days later at a price more than two times lower than the price in supermarkets and neighbourhood markets.

"Partisan struggle in the city" took responsibility for the bomb in the Athenian underground

27 February 2012 / 14:02:23  
Minister of Citizen Protection Christos Papoutsis resigned in a letter to Prime Minister Lucas Papademos. In it, he states that the reason for his decision to leave the Ministry is his intention to run for president of PASOK.

The traditional villages of Kato Nevrokopi

26 February 2012 / 22:02:05  
In the border area Nevrokopi, northern Greece, you will find many beautiful small villages

February 26th

The great Greek “party” with pharmaceutical expenditures

26 February 2012 / 19:02:43  
Greece is the champion of Europe in over-consumption of medicines

A secret plan for cuts in all loans

26 February 2012 / 17:02:30  
The American company «Bain» offered the Greek government an «Icelandic solution»