Rizospastis


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Rizospastis

 

(rhizospastes, the Greek word for “radical”), a daily newspaper and organ of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Greece (CPG). Published since Aug. 1, 1921, it replaced the weekly CPG newspaper Ergatikos agon, which had been published since November 1918. Rizospastis was banned and was published illegally in 1925 and 1926 and’ from 1936 to 1944 and from 1947 to 1974. It has been published legally in Athens since September 1974. Circulation, approximately 50,000 (1976).

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Rizospastis, the official newspaper of the Communist Party of Greece, says that reports are coming from all side that talks on Macedonia's name are about to be renewed.
He has been director of KKE's newspaper Rizospastis and head of the party's international relations department.
Rizospastis, the newspaper of the Communist Party of Greece, stressed that the imperialist powers are targeting Syria and the entire Middle East region through using mercenary armed terrorist groups to hit Syria's stability under the cover of opposition, with the aim of overcoming Iran and controlling the oil and natural gas transfer lines.
Hier jeudi, le journal communiste Rizospastis souligne que les communistes placent le defile sous le signe de la resistance au "retour du fascisme" et, faisant le lien avec la situation immediate de la Grece, rappelle que le slogan de novembre 1973 "Pain, education, liberte", n'a jamais ete autant d'actualite.
(40.) Interview with the then correspondent of the KKE newspaper Rizospastis in East Berlin, Thanasis Georgiou; and the then party representative in East Berlin, Kiriakos Polichronidis [Mai 1998].
Over 60 people have been officially recorded as work-related casualties in Greece this year, Communist daily Rizospastis said.
Nikos Beloyannis, a trained engineer and leftist activist, was editor of the communist daily Rizospastis when he was arrested and sentenced to death in 1952, following American pressure on a weak Greek government.
It was historically inevitable....") In Greece, too, the early reviews were positive--including the notice in the Communist newspaper Rizospastis, much to its later embarrassment.
The two bodies expressed in a joint statement published by the Greek Rizospastis newspaper on Wednesday deep concern over the strong imperialist attack on the Middle East region and the new threats and plots of the US, the NATO and the EU and their regional allies against Syria.