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Who is Who: Alexis Tsipras

Alexis Tsipras (Αλέξης Τσίπρας) is leader of the left coalition SYRIZA (ΣΥΡΙΖΑ) that since 2012 is the main opposition in the Greek parliament. In the 2014 European elections he stood as the candidate for the presidency of the European Commission, for the cross-national European Left alliance. Born in 1974, Tsipras has been often hailed as … Continue reading

Who is Who: Giorgos Papandreou

Giorgos Papandreou (Γιώργος Παπανδρέου) was prime minister of Greece between September 2009 and November 2011, leader of PASOK from February 2004 to March 2012, and president of the Socialist International from 2006 to the present. Under his premiership Greece entered officially the crisis. He was the third Papandreou to become prime-minister of Greece. His grandfather … Continue reading