A few days ago, the initiative of the municipality of Blagoevgrad to erect a monument of the Bulgarian hero at the place where he had died in 1903 was announced in Bulgaria. Being a Bulgarian media in Greece, we decided to check the status of the proceedings for the implementation of the overall project in the neighbouring country.
The very idea that Papandreou can give advice on how troubled countries in Europe can successfully deal with high debt, high deficit, low productivity etc. has scandalized many Greeks, both in the country and abroad.
According to the observations of experts, the number of cases of attacks on foreign nationals mostly from Muslim countries as well as of anti-Semitic acts in the country has increased with the entry of Golden Dawn in parliament. There are recorded cases of vandalism in the Jewish cemeteries in Drama and Ioannina but the police are unable to identify the perpetrators despite persistent investigations.