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Angelos Athanasopoulos studied Communication, Journalism and Mass Media in Athens. He holds an MA in International Relations and Strategic Studies from the Department of International and European Studies in Panteion University, Athens. He has been working in “To Vima”, one of the most influential Greek newspapers, since 1997. Initially writing about international affairs, he later worked as deputy editor-in-chief in the international news department of the daily edition (2006 – 2007), before becoming a diplomatic editor in November 2007 and also defence editor in July 2009. Since May 2010, he covers European affairs. In 2011, he has been awarded the “Eleni Vlachou” prize for distinguished journalism from the Greek Parliament and the German Embassy in Athens for his coverage of European affairs. He has been selected as a European Marshall Memorial Fellow (MMF) for the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) in 2008. In parallel to his love for journalism, he is a consultant to foreign investors and diplomatic delegations in Greece and abroad.