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Greece. Florakis museum broken into

Robbers have broken into the museum dedicated to the late Communist Party leader Harilaos Florakis and stolen valuable personal items, books and letters, it was revealed yesterday. The museum is housed in Florakis’s parental home in the village of Paliozoglopi, near Karditsa, central Greece and the theft was noticed yesterday morning, when police were called in to investigate. Florakis, one of Greece’s most respected politicians, led the Communist Party from 1972 to 1989 after taking part in the resistance and civil war as well as spending a number of years in exile and in prison in Greece. He died in 2005 at the age of 91.

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