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Flag “No” for the Greek bailout referendum
Greece, 5 July 2015
House of European History, Brussels, Belgium

Successive economic bailouts, tax payer liability and controversial national austerity measures became a litmus test of citizen’s allegiance to the EU project. Euroscepticism and anti-EU sentiments increased; nationalist and extreme right-wing tendencies flourished with the EU flag burnt in several countries such as Greece, Hungary and Spain.