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Final act in ERT closure carries significant risk for coalition
Riot police raided the headquarters of former public broadcaster ERT in Athens and Thessaloniki before dawn on Thursday, almost five months after the government shut down the TV and radio service. It is the latest chapter in a story fraught with dangers for the coalition.
The closure of ERT has been one of the most controversial moves taken by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’s government and prompted the departure of Democratic Left from the three-party coalition, just 12 months after it had been formed.
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