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ECB funding to Greek banks drops at end-Jan

European Central Bank funding to Greek banks dropped by 2.5 billion euros to 60.72 billion euros at end-January from the previous month, the Bank of Greece said on Friday.

Emergency liquidity assistance (ELA) from the Greek central bank, by contrast, rose in the same period, to 10.12 billion euros from 9.79 billion, the figures showed.

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Euronews Removed Its Facebook Cover After Complaints From Russia

The Euronews TV channel removed from its Facebook page the cover photo of the Soviet soldier painted in the colors of Ukraine at the Soviet army monument in Sofia.

The photo stirred outrage among the Russian viewers who posted hateful comments and Russia's foreign ministry, which said that the use of the photo of the “desecrated monument” has “crossed all borders”.

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