To Potami's rise and Golden Dawn's strife shake things up for May vote

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Just as it looked as if May’s European Parliament elections would be an antagonistic but relatively sterile battle between New Democracy and SYRIZA, with Golden Dawn a shoe-in for third place, journalist Stavros Theodorakis is threatening to upset this apparent balance.

When Theodorakis, the presenter of Mega TV’s Protagonistes (Protagonists) weekly show, announced earlier this month that he would be launching his own party – To Potami (The River) - there was much scepticism and scorn from all parts of the political sp...

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