INTERVIEWS

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HEADLINE KATJA WÜNSCHEL

The prospects of green energy have rekindled the flame of interest from German energy firm RWE in Greece’s Public Power Corporation (PPC), first expressed in 2008 with plans for joining forces in the construction of two coal-fired plants.


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25.02.2021 / 20:30 YIANNIS SEGLIAS

Yiannis Seglias, chief information officer at National Grid Electricity Transmission and Capital Delivery – the Britain’s equivalent of Greece’s ADMIE – emphasizes the importance of making use of data to promote transparency and policymaking in an interview with Kathimerini.



Former US assistant secretary of state for energy resources Francis Fannon (r) and Cyprus’ Minister of Energy Yiorgos Lakkotrypis talk to the press during a meeting of the 3+1 Technical Group (Cyprus, Greece, Israel and USA) for offshore oil and gas operations in Nicosia, on February 5, 2020. [Yiannis Kourtoglou/Reuters]


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16.02.2021 / 09:10 VASSILIS FOURLIS

Vassilis Fourlis, executive board chairman at the Fourlis Group, predicts that following the coronavirus pandemic, there will be a boom in consumer spending in this interview with Kathimerini. However, he believes that the predicted increase in demand will not be spread equally across all sectors. Fourlis stresses that despite the losses faced by the group’s […]



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08.02.2021 / 22:08 HEATHER A. CONLEY

Heather A. Conley is no stranger to Greece as she has made a point of visiting the country every year and also participated in the 2019 Delphi Forum – the last that actually took place in Delphi.



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31.01.2021 / 20:06 COSTIS P. PAPADIOCHOS

Greece is at a crossroads with Turkey where Athens must “answer a simple question: Dialogue or conflict?” “The answer is obvious,” former European commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos tells Kathimerini – who is clearly in favor of dialogue.



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31.01.2021 / 12:28 NEWSROOM

Political scientist Bill Antholis, 56, who has been the director and CEO of the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia since 2014, has a deeper knowledge of the goings-on in Washington than most people. 



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24.01.2021 / 18:27 PAVLOS PAPADOPOULOS

If 2020 had been coronavirus-free, it would have been difficult to envision a Donald Trump defeat or to see the global economy operating under strict statist control fueled by printed money. These are only two developments that are bound to cause a kind of lasting change that has not yet been fully realized.



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21.01.2021 / 19:39 PAVLOS PAPADOPOULOS

A friend of Greece and regular visitor to the country, Victor Davis Hanson is a rare breed of American intellectual: The professor of classics and military history at the California State University and senior fellow in classics and military history at Stanford University’s Hoover Institute has supported Donald Trump in a number of books and articles.



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12.01.2021 / 21:17 VASSILIS NEDOS

Αthens will join a dialogue with Ankara sincerely, constructively, but also fully aware that Turkey is no longer the same country as it was in 2000, with the aspiration to join the European Union, and not even as in 2016, when exploratory talks were launched, Greece’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias notes in an interview with Kathimerini.



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16.11.2020 / 16:37 TOM ELLIS

It does not matter if Donald Trump concedes defeat or not, California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis told Kathimerini in an interview. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have won the election and in January they will take over the helm of the US administration and restore the country’s status as the leading world power, she says.