Журнал Viche 2015 №15

№15, 2015

How Greece counted on manna from heaven and what it resulted in

When at the end of the last year the Greek parliament did not manage to select the President by three attempts and, consequently, the reelections of folk deputies was declared to be held in January, nobody could even imagine what catastrophic consequences it will bring to the country. International commentators warned: the populist promises of the left party of Alexis Tsipras can become a holy oil for the electors exhausted by the long-term policy of tighten belt. At the same time there is no other option for Greece, but conducting tough reforms.