Video Captures Moment Russian Fighter Jet Crashes into US Drone
The US Air Force has released a video claiming to show a Russian jet intercepting a US drone and dumping fuel in its path over the Black Sea. The American military said two Russian Su-27 jets intercepted the unmanned MQ-9...
Russian Jet Brings Down US Drone Over Black Sea
A Russian fighter jet brought down a US drone, causing it to crash into the Black Sea, the American military said on Tuesday. It says the drone was on a routine mission in international airspace when two Russian jets tried...
Unique Byzantine Inscription Found off Black Sea Coast
A unique Byzantine inscription from the fourteenth century was recently discovered on Giresun Island in the Black Sea; inscribed on a terra cotta tablet, it is considered to be one of a kind because it is written regional alphabet...
The Greek Roots of the Names of Cities in Ukraine
Greeks reading the names of towns and cities in Ukraine in the news may wonder why places like Sevastopol, Simferopol, Mariupol, and Melitopol seem so familiar. Just like many Greek place names, all of these Ukrainian cities feature the characteristic...
Turkey Test-Fires Secretly Developed Ballistic Missile
Turkey reportedly test-fired a ballistic missile over the Black Sea on Tuesday, which, according to Turkish media reports, has a range of at least 560 km (350 miles). A video of the launch of the missile dubbed Tayfun, which was...
The Most Important Ancient Greek Colonies in History
The first ancient Greek colonies were established as early as the 8th century BC, while wide colonization continued through the 5th
Ancient Greek Corinthian Helmet Found in Southwest Russia
An ancient Greek Corinthian helmet was found in a fifth century BC grave in the Taman Peninsula in southwest Russia. Made of bronze, ancient Greek Corinthian helmets covered the entire head and neck, with slits for the eyes and mouth,...
China’s Plan for a Canal Trade Route from Greece to Europe
China is considering to build a canal trade route from Greece to Europe through the Balkans in order to expedite the shipping of goods
2400-Year-Old Greek Ship is the Oldest Wreck Yet Discovered
The discovery of the ancient Greek shipwreck "Odysseus," thought to be the oldest of its kind ever found, at the bottom of the Black Sea could change our understanding of shipbuilding and seafaring in the ancient world. The 75 foot...
Moskva: The Flagship of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet Has Sunk
Moskva, the flagship of Russia’s Black Sea fleet has sunk after being damaged by an explosion on Wednesday, Russia's defense ministry said on Thursday. The ship, a symbol of Russia's military power, leading its naval assault on Ukraine was being...