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Some Greeks Fear Government Is Selling Nation
By RACHEL DONADIO and STEVEN ERLANGER
Published: June 22, 2011
ATHENS — They are the crown jewels of Greece’s socialist state, and they are now likely to go to the highest bidder: the ports of Piraeus and Thessaloniki; prime Mediterranean real estate; the national lottery; Greek Telecom; the postal bank and the national railway system.