A supporter of extreme-right ultra nationalist party Golden Dawn
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Greek 'neo-Nazis' poised for success in European elections

The ultra-nationalist Golden Dawn party in Greece has launched its campaign for the European elections, which are less than three weeks away.

The group, that many regard as a neo-Nazi party and has several of its MPs in prison, could win seats in the European Parliament.

Both the extreme right and the radical left in Greece are benefiting from the nation being at the centre of the eurozone crisis that saw its economy collapse.

The BBC's Europe editor Gavin Hewitt reports from Athens.

  • 09 May 2014
  • From the section Europe
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