On the evening of 29 November the Eurogroup, the finance council of the 17 Eurozone ministers, is expected to release the sixth 'soft-loan' tranche of €8 billion to Greece. The installment has been long awaited in Athens, to ensure that the country avoids bankruptcy in mid-December.

The disbursement of the money has being used by Brussels’ authorities to more or less blackmail the country to not only apply the severe fiscal austerity terms set by the salvation programme...

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