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Archive - Feb 2009

February 28th

"With money and accomplices everyone can run away from prison"

28 February 2009 / 13:02:47  
According to latest information, the police knew that Vasilis Paleokostas and Alket Rizay are preparing their prison break and despite that, they did not prevent it. One possibility is that the criminals are hiding in the suburbs of Athens. "With money and accomplices everyone can run away from prison," says Kostas Samaras.

Revolutionist gardeners decided to make Athens greener

28 February 2009 / 13:02:08  
When it gets dark they put on their masks and start roaming the streets armed with green “bombs” from seeds and flowers. Every abandoned garden or a street pot is an aim – the goal is to add color into the grey cities.

February 27th

Policemen are in shock because of the first psycho-tests

27 February 2009 / 18:02:35  
Greek police will have to pass psychological tests, in order to be determined whether they can carry weapons. 50 people already took the test in the central Athens police stations and three out of them were considered dangerous for the public.

Carnival rhythms in GRR HOT 15!

27 February 2009 / 08:02:42  
February hosted three big carnivals – Mardi Gras, the carnival in Rio and the one in Venice! This is why our music editors did their best to reflect the dancing mood in our chart as well.

February 26th

Hillary-Dora: Warm meeting, cold menu

26 February 2009 / 18:02:56  
In the annual report of the State Department for human rights, Greece is criticized about the weak police force, corruption, the acts of xenophobia and anti-Semitism.

The accused for Kouneva's attack is free

26 February 2009 / 17:02:54  
The 48 year old Albanian, who was accused to be one of Kouneva's attackers is free. He is one of her colleagues and is also a member of the Cleaners Union.

German discipline is imposed in the TV channel Alpha

26 February 2009 / 15:02:21  
Journalists gathered in front of the central offices of Alpha TV and protested against the pressure with which they are forced to sign their own resignations. Few times the protest was going out of control and the police came to prevent it.