Tag: Black Sea

Thoughts on the weaknesses of Greek foreign policy 1

Thoughts on the weaknesses of Greek foreign policy

Each state pursues the policy dictated by its geography and history. For Greece, this is especially true due to the prominent and at the same time sensitive geographical position of the country,…

To Kokkino Potami

To Kokkino Potami: The TV series everyone must watch

“One of the main aims of this series, is for the Greek Pontian genocide to be globally recognised and not just for our satisfaction and for the feeling of fairness as Greeks,…

Erdoğan: We will continue drilling in the Mediterranean 4

Erdoğan: We will continue drilling in the Mediterranean

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who participated in a teleconference at the “Mass Celebration of Hydroelectric Power Plant Opening” launched by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, instigated new challenges against…

Pontian Greek Genocide

May 19, Remembering the Pontian Greek Genocide

May 19 marks the remembrance of the Pontian Greek Genocide (1916-1923), one of the darkest moments in Greece’s history. Records kept mainly by priests show a minimum 350,000 Pontian Greeks exterminated by…

May 19: Pontian Greek Genocide Remembrance Day 26

May 19: Pontian Greek Genocide Remembrance Day

This year marks 100 years since the Pontian Genocide (1916-1923), one of the darkest moments in Greece’s history. Records kept mainly by priests show a minimum 350,000 Pontian Greeks exterminated by Turkish troops and Kurdish…

Greek Pontian

Timeline of the Greek Pontian Genocide of 1914-1923

by Aggelos Skordas Pontus (Pontos), an ancient Greek word for “sea”, refers to the Black Sea and the surrounding coastal areas. Greek presence in Asia Minor dates as back as 1500 BC,…