Tag: Greek revolution

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Coronavirus update: 78 new cases, 22 deaths in Greece

Greece’s Civil Protection Deputy Minister, Nikos Hardalias presented the government’s daily coronavirus briefing on Wednesday where it was announced the country had 78 news cases and 22 deaths to date. During the…

Russia congratulates Greece on Independence Day

Russia congratulates Greece on Independence Day

Despite the disruption to daily life and the postponement of Greek National Day celebrations, Russian President Vladimir Putin sent congratulatory messages to President of the Greek Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Prime Minister…

March 25, Greek Independence Day

Commemorating March 25, Greek Independence Day

Each year on March 25, Greeks all over the world celebrate Greek Independence Day, which is a national holiday in Greece. Today marks the 199th anniversary of Greek Independence Day. This is…

Andrey Maslov

Athens receives new Russian Ambassador

Greece’s Alternate Minister for Foreign Affairs, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, on Thursday received the newly appointed Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Athens, Andrey Maslov. During the courtesy meeting, Mr. Maslov expressed Russia’s interest…

Commemorating Greek Independence Day, March 25 1

Commemorating Greek Independence Day, March 25

Each year on March 25, Greeks all over the world celebrate Greek Independence Day, which is a national holiday in Greece. Today marks the 198th anniversary of Greek Independence Day. This is…

On this day in 1843, Theodoros Kolokotronis passed away 4

On this day in 1843, Theodoros Kolokotronis passed away

Theodoros Kolokotronis (Θεόδωρος Κολοκοτρώνης) was one of the most prominent figures of the Greek Revolution of 1821. Born on the 3rd of April of 1770 in Ramοvouni (Messenia), Kolokotronis was a politician,…

Scientists rush to save Greek cemetery and church in Italy 6

Scientists rush to save Greek cemetery and church in Italy

A team of architects and civil engineers from Greece and Italy are racing against time and under extreme weather conditions to preserve and protect the historic Greek cemetery and church of Livorno,…

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Lamia set to have its own Modern Greek History Museum

Greece’s beautiful city of Lamia is set to have its own Modern Greek History Museum after regional authorities reached an agreement with the board of the Athens War Museum this week. Kostas…

On this day in 1770, Theodoros Kolokotronis was born 8

On this day in 1770, Theodoros Kolokotronis was born

Theodoros Kolokotronis was a general and a leading figure of the Greek War for Independence in 1821, as well as a politician and country advisor. He is also known as the Elder…

Celebrating March 25- the Greek Revolution 9

Celebrating March 25- the Greek Revolution

Each year, Hellenes all over the world celebrate Greek Independence Day on March 25, which is a national holiday in Greece. Today marks the 197th anniversary of Greek Independence Day. This is when…

MODERN GREEK REVOLUTION: Greek PM calls for a new constitution 12

MODERN GREEK REVOLUTION: Greek PM calls for a new constitution

Referencing the 200th anniversary of the foundation of the modern Greek state in 2021, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras presented in Parliament yesterday his proposals for a revision of the Greek constitution, citing the…