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Ex-Defense Minister Tsochatzopoulos Raises €200,000 Bail for Early Release From Prison

On Wednesday ex-defense minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos' request for his bail to be lowered for his early release from prison was denied, however, the 77-year-old was able to raise the 200,000 euros needed to obtain bail. Sources have told the Greek...

Tsochatzopoulos Sentence Reduced by Appeal Court

Greece's court of appeal has handed down a reduced sentence to former government minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos for false declaration of wealth regarding a property on Dionysiou Areopagitou Street in downtown Athens. Tsochatzopoulos, in jail for the crime since his April 2013 conviction, received a revised five-and-a-half...