Austerity Fury: Striking Greeks clash with police, teargased as crisis deepens

18/09/2013 15:24

A five-day nationwide strike by public sector workers in Greece is now entering entered day three with thousands flooding the streets to vent their anger over drastic state spending cuts. The country's economy has shrunk by almost a quarter since 2008 and forecasts indicate a further decline this year. And despite having received 2 massive bailout packages from international lenders Athens still needs about 10 billion euros more. RT's Lucy Kafanov reports from the Greek capital. READ MORE

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