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Putin Turns Down Invitation for Greece’s Bicentennial Celebration

Russian President Vladimir Putin has reportedly turned an invitation by Greece to attend the bicentennial celebration of the country's independence on March 25. Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov confirmed that Putin will not be traveling to Athens on that date, according...

Greece Invites Prince Charles, Macron, Putin to Bicentennial Celebration

Greece is expecting replies from three world leaders that were invited to participate in the 200-year anniversary of the War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire in March 2021. Invitations have been extended to Prince Charles, representing the U.K. and...

Russia Unveils New Coronavirus Vaccine; Putin’s Daughter Among Subjects

On Tuesday, Russia brought before the public the world's first coronavirus vaccine, dubbed "Sputnik-V," with the country's president President Vladimir Putin stating that one of his daughters had already received an inoculation and that it was ready for general...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Speaks with Russian President Putin by Telephone on Wednesday

According to information released by the Greek Prime Minister's office, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke with Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin by telephone on Wednesday evening. The two men discussed bilateral relations, and recent developments in the East Mediterranean and the...

Russia Blamed in Coronavirus Research Hacking Attempt in UK

  European governments and officials in the United States on Thursday accused a group of computer hackers who they believe work for Russian intelligence of attempting to steal information about a potential coronavirus vaccine. The group believed to be behind the...

Ukrainian Church Independent as of January 6, 2019

The Autocephaly (independence) of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine will be made official in special ceremonies which will take place in the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople on January 6, on the Feast of the Epiphany. The ceremonies will be held in...

Putin Blasts Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Russian President Vladimir Putin made scathing remarks concerning the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople during his annual press conference in Moscow on Thursday. According to the Ukrainian website KyivPost, Putin harshly criticized Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, saying that his attitude toward...

Tsipras and Putin to Meet Following Damaged Diplomatic Relations

On Friday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will fly to Moscow, Russia, on an official visit. While there, he will meet with his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, as well as the Russian President, Vladimir Putin. Greece's Alternate Foreign Minister, Giorgos Katrougalos,...

Turkey’s Erdogan Insists Russian S-400 Missiles Are Not for Show

Russian-made surface-to-air missiles bought by Turkey will be used "in necessary" Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. Erdogan, speaking in a live television interview with four Turkish broadcasters in Istanbul, insisted the S-400 system was not for show. "We will not...