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Greece Starts Coronavirus Vaccination Operation

It is official: the first coronavirus vaccinations were administered in Greece and across the European Union on Sunday, December 27, 2020. A new, brighter chapter gradually begins, offering a glimpse of hope to all those who have suffered so much...

Greek President, PM To Get Coronavirus Vaccine on Sunday

In a symbolic gesture, the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, will be among the first individuals to get the Coronavirus vaccine on Sunday. Sakellaropoulou is not the only one to be vaccinated on December 27, though, as Greek...

Varoufakis To Publish Notorious Eurogroup Recordings from Turbulent 2015 Meetings

Greek Speaker of the House Constantine Tassoulas rebuked MeRA25 leader and ex-Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on Friday for handing an envelope over to him containing a USB of the conversations he had secretly recorded while attending a Eurogroup discussion...

Costa-Gavras Film on the Greek Crisis Premieres at Venice Festival (video)

The eagerly-awaited film by Greek director Costa-Gavras, "Adults in the Room", made its world premiere on Saturday, August 31 at the Venice Film Festival. Adapted from the book of former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, Adults in the Room allows Costa-Gravras...

Venice Film Festival to Honor Costa-Gavras

It was announced recently that the 76th International Film Festival of Venice will honor the Greek-French director Costa-Gavras with its ''Glory to the Filmmaker Prize'' on August 31. Costa-Gavras will receive this prestigious award for his latest film, titled ''Adults...

Director Costa-Gavras Hits Back at Critics Over Greek Government Grant

Award-winning director Costa-Gavras said on Friday that he is "deeply insulted" by allegations of favoritism in receiving state funds to produce a film based on a book written by Greece’s controversial former Finance Minister Yianis Varoufakis. The Greek director, who...

Director Costa-Gavras Receives Grant To Take Varoufakis Book to Silver Screen

The Greek-French director Costa-Gavras secured recently a public grant from the Greek state of €630,000 to produce a film based on a book written by Greece's controversial former Finance Minister Yianis Varoufakis. Gavras intends to make a film out of...