Tag: Moscow

Artsakh War exposes fragility in Russian-Turkish ties 1

Artsakh War exposes fragility in Russian-Turkish ties

After Turkey downed a Russian jet operating in Syria in late 2015, there was a major risk that the Syrian War could explode into a greater conflict between the two Eurasian countries.…

Russian Foreign Ministry: Greece is our traditional European partner 3

Russian Foreign Ministry: Greece is our traditional European partner

On the anniversary of official relations between Greece and Russia being first established on September 6, 1828, the Russian Foreign Ministry reflected through a statement how Russia “actively contributed to the formation…

Russia says the conversion of Hagia Sophia is a Turkish matter 5

Russia says the conversion of Hagia Sophia is a Turkish matter

Relations between Moscow and Ankara will not deteriorate due to the conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said when asked in an interview with Avtoradio radio station.…

Russia confirms it backs Greece's view of maritime law 7

Russia confirms it backs Greece’s view of maritime law

Russia’s Ambassador to Athens in an interview with APE-MPE, joined the European Union and the United States in saying that islands do have a continental shelf and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in…

ISIS

LNA says there’s a clear link between Erdoğan and ISIS

The forces of the Libyan National Army (LNA) have arrested one of the most dangerous Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists in Tripoli, who arrived in Libya with the help of the Turkish secret…

Aegean Airlines operates repatriation flight from Athens to Moscow 12

Aegean Airlines operates repatriation flight from Athens to Moscow

With the rapid spread of COVID-19, thousands of expatriates are currently stranded abroad following travel restrictions and border closures. Eighty-four Russian citizens and members of their families stranded in Athens, today returned home (to Moscow) via a special Aegean Airlines…

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Greece and Russia shake hands on renewing relations

Greece’s Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias met with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Wednesday in an effort to restart relations. Following their meeting, both ministers held a joint press…

Alexis Tsipras off to Moscow to meet Putin 15

Alexis Tsipras off to Moscow to meet Putin

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, is departing today for Moscow for a working visit on Friday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. According to the Prime Minister’s office,…

Greek Defence Minister meets with Russian counterpart 17

Greek Defence Minister meets with Russian counterpart

Greece’s Defence Minister Panos Kammenos met with his Russian counterpart during his official two-day visit in Moscow. Russian National Defence Minister told the Greek Defence Minister that his country is watching the growing…

FYROM name change

Russia says US bribed FYROM Parliament to pass Prespes deal

Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced this week that a vote in FYROM’s parliament that passes the country’s name change was rigged through a combination of blackmail, threats, and vote-buying by the…

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Greece and Russia consolidate relations

Greece’s foreign minister Nikos Kotzias reaffirmed the country’s relationship with Russia on Wednesday during an official visit to Moscow. Kotzias met with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov where he reminded his audience…

Greek Salad breaks Guinness World Record 20

Greek Salad breaks Guinness World Record

After 20 tonnes of fresh ingredients and 1000 volunteers a Greek salad tossed up in the Red Square Moscow is the newest entrant to the Guinness Book of Records. As reported by…