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Greece’s History of Loans Since 1824

Greece has been in the center of international attention since 2008 due to the financial crisis that broke in the country. However, this is...

Defense Minister Urges Greeks to Stand Behind Govt

National Defense Minister Panos Kammenos urged all Greeks on Sunday to unite in the Greek government’s current struggle to achieve a deal, regardless...

Movies About the 1821 Greek War of Independence

On the 25th of March 1821 when Germanos III of Old Patras gave the speech about “Eleftheria I Thanatos” (Freedom or Death), the Greek...

Women of the 1821 Greek Revolution

The participation of women in the Greek Revolution was not always as mere moral support for the men in the bloody business of fighting Turks....

Greek Civil Wars, in the Country’s Genes?

Civil wars come at a certain point in every country’s history and create some bleak historic moments. For Greece though it seems that its...

Born In Debt: Greece’s History of Borrowing

“From the beginning, our state had no other choice than to live on credit. We were born in debt.” - Gerassimos Notaras, head archivist, historical...

Psorokostaina a Real Figure in the Greek War of Independence

Greeks use the name Psorokostaina to describe misery and poverty. However, according to folk tradition, Psorokostaina was a real person and even a heroic...

EU Wants To Abolish Cross From Greek Flag?

On March 25, on the occasion of the Greek Independence Day Parade, the  "new" Greek flags which fluttered in the wind in many Greek...

Play Mocking Greek Hero Diakos Ires Officials

A play for the Athens Festival portraying Athanasios Diakos, a hero of the War of Independence who was impaled by the Turks, as a...

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