EU Plans to Use Frozen Russian Assets for Reconstruction of Ukraine
The EU could invest frozen Russian assets according to proposals being discussed by European officials in Brussels. The assets, which were frozen as part of the Western sanctions package against Russia, would primarily be used for reconstruction purposes in Ukraine....
Zelensky Appeal to EU Leaders: Ukraine Needs Jets to Fight Russia
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday thanked EU leaders for their support in countering Russia’s invasion but urged them to supply even more weaponry, including fighter jets. During a speech at the European Council in Brussels, Zelensky said: "I...
Russia Plans Late February Offensive with 500,000 Troops, Ukraine Says
Russia plans a massive offensive in Ukraine with 500,000 troops to coincide with the first anniversary of its invasion, Kyiv claimed on Wednesday. Ukraine's defense minister Oleksii Reznikov said Moscow had amassed thousands of troops and could "try something" to...
Boris Johnson Claims Vladimir Putin Threatened Him Before Ukraine Invasion
Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has claimed that Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened him during a telephone call shortly before the invasion of Ukraine. Johnson made the claim in a documentary for the BBC. According to the former prime...
US and Germany Set to Send Tanks to Ukraine
The US and Germany reportedly plan to send tanks to Ukraine in what Kyiv hopes will be a game-changer on the battlefield. Germany will send Leopard 2 tanks and approve re-export of the same kind of tanks from partner countries,...
Russia on Relations With Greece: “We Used to Be Friends”
Russia “used to be friends with Greece” until Athens submitted to “American demands,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said. “We noted the transformation of its leadership," the Russian Embassy in Athens tweeted Lavrov as saying on Monday. "It was...
Ukraine Suffers Deadliest Civilian Attack in Months at Dnipro
The mayor of Dnipro in Ukraine has warned there may be no further survivors after Saturday's Russian missile strike on an apartment building. A whole section of the nine-story block collapsed, and the city administration says at least thirty-five people...
Putin Publicly Lambasts PM for Correcting Him During Briefing
President Putin publicly reprimanded Denis Manturov yesterday over the Deputy Prime Minister's failure to secure more military aircraft. The enraged Russian President even went so far as to call him a ‘fool.’ Footage from the released video shows Putin questioning...
United States of the Ionian Islands: The History of British Rule in Greece
The formation of the United States of the Ionian Islands under British rule in Greece is a little known period of the country's history.
Greece 2022: The Year in Review
The year 2022 was a turbulent year for Greece following the Russian invasion of Ukraine which resulted in a spike in inflation and energy costs. In addition, Turkey's provocations in the Aegean, the wiretapping scandal, and Qatargate have marked...