Prominent Russian archaeologist of Greek-Pontic descent Victor Sarigiannidis is the man who discovered the ancient city of Bactria
Australian George Treloar saved thousands of Pontian Greek refugees who were forced to flee their ancestral homes in Turkey in the 1920s.
George Varythymiadis, a representative of the Pontian Greeks, was detained at the Istanbul airport by the Turkish authorities on Friday.
An online dictionary of Pontic dialect in Modern Greek and three other languages is created by a Russian poet and Russian linguists, the Athens-Macedonian News Agency reports. The first 17 entries of the Pontic Dictionaries Electronic Dictionary in Modern Greek...
The emblematic Panagia Soumela Monastery in Trabzon, Turkey will not be open for the Dormition of Virgin Mary liturgy on August 15 since restoration works are not completed yet, according to a Skai television report. The monastery, which is the most...
The Canadian Hellenic Congress called upon Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government to issue a proclamation to recognize the early-twentieth century genocide of the Hellenes of the Pontus area of Asia Minor. The Pontic Greek Genocide, together with those...
In a long journey full of religious and cultural symbolism, 34 year-old George Lipiridis recently bicycled from the Panagia Soumela Monastery in the Greek region of Macedonia, to the Panagia Soumela Monastery in present-day Turkey, near the city of...
On Feb. 24, 1994, the Greek parliament voted unanimously in favor of recognizing the Pontian Genocide and instituted May 19 as a Remembrance Day. The history of the Pontic Greeks goes as far back as Ancient Greece. After the fall of...
A declaration recognizing the Pontic Greek genocide has been passed by the Canadian city of Laval, Quebec, despite demands from the Consul General of Turkey in Montreal that it be withdrawn. On Tuesday, local lawmakers voted to adopt a resolution...
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