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Veroniki Bacharidi-Krikoni · November, 2011

Graduate of Marketing and Communication.
Freelance Translator: Greek, English, French.
Amateur medieval manuscript transcriber.
Interested in Arts, Theatre and History.

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Latest posts by Veroniki Bacharidi-Krikoni from November, 2011

Greece: 1973 Uprising Newspaper Headlines

28 November 2011

‘Third Day for Polytechnic School Occupation by Protesters’, ‘Athens Surrounded’, ‘Tanks Emerge’, ‘Dozens of Injuries From Both Sides’, ‘Tanks Descend to Town’, ‘Thousands Remain Inside Polytechnic School’, ‘1,500 Inside Polytechnic School’. On the 17 November, 2011 – the anniversary of the 1973 Polytechnic school uprising in Greece – youth portal neolaia.gr [gr] uploaded...

Russia: Mount Athos Monastery Photo Exhibition

28 November 2011

The State Historical Museum of Moscow is hosting an exhibition of 240 photographs from the Mount Athos Monastery of St Simon's collection, dated between 1848-1963. The inauguration of the photo exhibit took place on 8 November, 2011, and was attended by political and religious representatives, as well as artists from...

Greece: 2 Wheels, 610 Kilometres

25 November 2011

Spyros Karatzoulis from Florina, Northern Greece, intends to start a bike marathon from Florina to Athens, in order to reach the Ministry of Education; his goal is to protest the lack of special school infrastructure in Florina for 33 disabled children (aged 14-28 years). On his blog [gr], he describes...

Greece: Giving Aid to Inmates of Elaionas Women's Prison

16 November 2011

A team of bloggers [el] is cooperating with social workers at the Elaionas women's prison in Thebes, Greece, in order to give aid to imprisoned mothers and their children. The blog lists the team's actions, as well as inmates’ current needs, for anyone wishing to volunteer material aid.

Greece: The Prime Minister at Cannes, A Referendum And The 6th Tranche

5 November 2011

Immediate and various online reactions emerged, after Greek PM Papandreou's appearance at G20 Summit in Cannes. Sarkozy and Merkel said that a Greek referendum must address the question of whether Greece wants to remain in the Eurozone or not, otherwise "the 6th tranche will not be disbursed if Greece does not respect the October deal."

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Greece: Vote of Confidence and the Future Referendum

2 November 2011

On the evening of October 31, in a politically risk move, the Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou called for an immediate vote of confidence in parliament and a referendum for or against the latest EU bailout loan. Greek Twitter users commented with unease, irony and humor.

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