Here Are the European Officials You Should Follow on Twitter to Stay on top of the Greek Crisis

Greek drama in 140 characters.

Watching Developments As Greek Rescue Efforts Shelved By European Finance Chiefs

Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's finance minister, right, posts to Twitter quite frequently.

Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Yanis Varoufakis; Euclid Tsakalotos

As the crisis escalates in Greece with capital controls in place and a referendum now days away, here is a look at the politicians and officials you should follow on Twitter if you want to stay up to date on the latest eurozone events.

The social network has played a rather big role in distributing the news flow, as even some of the key negotiators are hearing of the events via Twitter posts from some of the officials listed below. For instance, shortly before midnight on Friday in Europe, representatives of the European Union, the International Monetary Fund and even Greece itself, learned via Twitter that a referendum was being proposed.

So, here are some of those officials you need to keep an eye on:

Yanis Varoufakis, finance minister of Greece:

https://twitter.com/yanisvaroufakis/status/614567635108405248

Alexis Tsipras, prime minister of Greece:

https://twitter.com/tsipras_eu/status/615263085205540865

Alexander Stubb, finance minister of Finland:

https://twitter.com/alexstubb/status/615368100398112768

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Dutch finance minister and Eurogroup president:

https://twitter.com/J_Dijsselbloem/status/612367394556768256

The European Central Bank:

https://twitter.com/ecb/status/615132974330286081

The European Commission:

https://twitter.com/EU_Commission/status/615471828102987776

George Osborne, the U.K.'s chancellor of the exchequer:

https://twitter.com/George_Osborne/status/611801230587916288

Peter Kažimír, Slovakia's finance minister and deputy prime minister:

https://twitter.com/KazimirPeter/status/614877655465390080

Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the EU Commission:

https://twitter.com/JunckerEU/status/615159050481868800

The European Stability Mechanism, the permanent crisis resolution mechanism for the euro area:

https://twitter.com/ESM_Press/status/615433886844198912

Margrethe Vestager, European commissioner for competition:

https://twitter.com/vestager/status/615434527406690304

Valdis Dombrovskis, European Commission vice-president for the euro and social dialogue:

https://twitter.com/VDombrovskis/status/614861832814247936

Margaritis Schinas, chief EU Commission spokesperson:

https://twitter.com/MargSchinas/status/615160293686161408

Donald Tusk, president of the European Council:

https://twitter.com/eucopresident/status/614924126503989248

Federica Mogherini, vice president of the EU Commission:

https://twitter.com/FedericaMog/status/615211773877207040

Jonathan Hill, commissioner for financial stability, financial services and capital markets union EU Commission: 

https://twitter.com/JHillEU/status/615402322374578176

Michael Steen, head of media relations division at the ECB:

https://twitter.com/michaelsteen/status/615132841228283904

You can also follow all of these people in one place by subscribing to this Twitter list.

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