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The Greek crisis: wild cards and the Russian connection

It cannot be excluded that Mr Tsipras insidiously hatched a plan with Mr Putin to get help from Russia in meeting financial commitments, while staying in the Euro.

A man arranging packs of ballots to be used for the referendum on Sunday, in Iraklio on the island of Crete, Greece, on Tuesday.

THE Greek referendum set for July 5, 2015, is about "yes or no to Europe."

The nation is divided. One camp is for the Euro, for membership of the European Union (EU), and ultimately for "Europa"; the other is against the Euro, against EU membership and ultimately against Europe. Families...

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