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Russia, Turkey Deepen Strategic Ties with Nuclear Plant

Work has begun on a huge nuclear power plant in Turkey which could deepen strategic and political ties between Ankara and Moscow. Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Tuesday oversaw a groundbreaking ceremony for the 35-billion...

Cyprus To Probe State Lawyer Over Kremlin Claims

A string of leaked emails apparently showing a senior Cypriot state prosecutor offering legal advice on cases involving Russian nationals are to be investigated by a top civil servant, it was revealed on Wednesday. Cypriot government spokesman Viktoras Papadopoulos was...

Hollande Book Claims PM Tsipras Wanted Putin to Help Print Drachmas, Gov't Denies It

A Greek government source denied reports in a book by French President Francois Hollande that claims Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras may have called on Russian President Vladimir Putin's assistance to print a Greek currency. The book, "A President...

Putin's Athos: A Man's Holy World Where No Women Are Allowed [Pics]

Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Greece will offer numerous economic benefits, however for Putin, the highlight is his visit to Mount Athos, on Saturday. Mount Athos, in northern Greece, is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty. The World...

WWII Hero Greek Eurodeputy Pens Emotional Letter to Putin to Rethink Embargo

Greek SYRIZA MEP Manolis Glezos, wrote an emotionally-charged letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin asking him to rethink Russia's import embargo to Greek goods. Glezos pleaded to Putin to exclude Greek agricultural products from Russia's recently announced embargo on imports from the EU, the...

Russia Restricts Meat Imports from Greece and Southern Europe

Russia's food regulating authority said that the country will stop importing livestock and beef from southern Europe because of fears for disease outbreaks. What is seen by the EU as a response to Western sanctions imposed over Moscow's Ukraine policy,...

Putin Pledges to Protect Minorities in Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin, at his annual question-and-answer session with the public, assured that the legitimate rights and interests of the Crimean peoples displaced during the Stalinist era will be restored. “We are about to sign a decree. We are working...

Russia Eyes Trainose, Rosco, Thessaloniki Port

    Russian Railways is interested in buying the Greek railway company TRAINOSE, the repair company Rosco and the Thessaloniki Port, having submitted an initial application of interest in the framework of the provided procedures, said Russian Railways chief Vladimir Yakunin,...

Putin Says Greek Investments Risky

Days after Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras wrote him a letter asking for Russia to reduce prices paid for Russian gas, Russian President Vladimir Putin took a shot at Russian entrepreneurs for investing in Greece, which he described as...

Samaras Asks Putin To Lower Gas Prices

On the heels of signing the major Trans Adriatic Pipeline deal to bring gas from Azerbaijan into Europe through countries including Greece, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has written to Russian President Vladimir Putin to ask for gas giant Gazprom...