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Venizelos Talks with Ukraine's Interim Government

Relations between Ukraine and Russia are key to more than the immediate region and must be resolved with self-restraint, calmness, dialogue and within international law and conventional agreements, government Vice President and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos said on Sunday,...

Greek Deputy Crimean President Gets Death Threats

The Deputy President of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Greek-Ukrainian Olga Kovitidi, is said to have been receiving threats on her life in the past days of turmoil as Russian forces moved into the region in response to the...

Greek Companies Affected by Crisis in Ukraine

The latest concerning developments taking place all over Ukraine have caused headaches to Greek entrepreneurs, who during the recent years have invested many millions in the eastern European country. Side effects are also expected to be visible in the...

As Invasion Looms, Venizelos Heads For Ukraine

Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos will go to the embattled Ukraine on March 2, to meet the Greek community amid reports they had been targeted and attacked by the far-right group Pravy Sektor. He said there hadn’t been any...

Anguish and Fear for the 150,000 Greeks Living in Ukraine

Anguish, unrest and fear prevails in the ranks of the 150,000 Greeks who live in Ukraine and particularly in Crimea since the neo-Nazi Right Sector controls the situation there. According to the Russian agency Interfax, armed men seized the...

Yanukovych Reportedly Hiding in Mount Athos

According to foreign unmanned sources brought by the international edition of the Greek newspaper “Kathimerini” and its correspondent to the Ukrainian capital, former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is reported to be hiding in Mount Athos in Greece. The local correspondent...

A Greek in Ukraine: ‘I Saw People Marching to Their Death’

The whole world is watching the developments in the Ukraine with bated breath, praying for the bloodshed to stop. The Greek Journalist Nikos Fragkakis, who has been living and working in Kiev for the past twenty years, gives us...

Greek Foreign Minister Calls for Compromise in Ukranian Crisis

Greece's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Evangelos Venizelos on Wednesday, called those involved in the current crisis in Ukraine to return to dialogue. Tension and violence escalated on Tuesday evening in the Ukraine's capital as protesters clashed with...

Millions of People Worshipped Saint Andrew’s Cross

On August 2 the Cross of the martyrdom of St. Andrew the Apostle returns to Patras, after twenty days it was transferred to Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. The Cross, which was worshiped by more than a million people in all...

Chersonese Ancient Greek City Gains World Heritage Status

The UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has decided to add the Ancient Greek City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora to the World Heritage List on Sunday. The decision was made during the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee in...