Mitsotakis tries to dig way out of snowstorm fallout

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Disasters, KINAL, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA
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The government is mounting an operational and communications effort to counter the growing criticism it is receiving for the apparent lack of preparedness in meeting the Elpida (Hope) snowstorm that reached Athens on Monday and left numerous problems in its wake.

The criticism from opposition parties and parts of the media has focussed on how car and rail passengers were trapped in and around Attica and then left helpless for hours, while thousands of households in Athens were also left without power for more th...

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