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Dendias to Lavrov: Turkey is a travel agency for jihadists

The Greek Foreign Minister in his meeting today in Athens with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov said that Turkey has become a travel agency for jihadists. The two Foreign Ministers made joint…

Azerbaijani oil and gas has become unreliable for Southern Europe 3

Azerbaijani oil and gas has become unreliable for Southern Europe

The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) will become operational in November and will deliver Azerbaijani gas from the Caspian fields to countries in southern Europe. This gives Russia a new competitor in the European…

When exactly in 2021 is Putin coming to Greece? 4

When exactly in 2021 is Putin coming to Greece?

Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to visit Athens in 2021 with Greek diplomatic services already starting the process for his visit. Putin has chosen to come to the Greek capital to…

Italian Admiral Ferdinando Sanfelice di Monteforte

Italian Admiral: Greece is unwilling to find compromises with Turkey

Military expert and professor of strategic studies, Admiral Ferdinando Sanfelice di Monteforte, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip “Erdoğan is losing consensus internally and is putting the economy in crisis. The Admiral also…

Russian media: Turkey's S-400 test failed 6

Russian media: Turkey’s S-400 test failed

Turkey’s Friday testing of the Russian-made S-400 missile defense system failed, according to a Russian website specializing in military matters. “The first military use of the S-400 missile defense system by the…

Artsakh War exposes fragility in Russian-Turkish ties 8

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 FM to arrive in Athens on October 26 11

Russian FM to arrive in Athens on October 26

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is expected to pay a special visit to Athens on October 26. The reason for his visit is that Greece will hold the presidency of the Council…

Lavrov calls for Russian military observers to be deployed in Artsakh 13

Lavrov calls for Russian military observers to be deployed in Artsakh

Yesterday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russian military observers should be deployed along the line of control in Artsakh to ensure the ceasefire between Armenian forces and the Turkish-backed Azerbaijani…

Russian FM: We never considered Turkey "our strategic ally" 14

Russian FM: We never considered Turkey “our strategic ally”

Russia has never considered Turkey a strategic ally, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with a local radio station yesterday. “We have never considered Turkey as our strategic ally. It…

Greece extends NOTAM for passengers from Russia until October 12

Greece extends NOTAM for passengers from Russia until October 12

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority extended the aviation directive (NOTAM) concerning travellers arriving  from Russia. The NOTAM has been extended until midnight Monday, October 12, 2020. 500 Russian citizens per week will…

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