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Phone Contact Between PM Tsipras and Russian President Putin

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday had phone contact with Russian President Vladimir Putin. They discussed the regional developments, the refugees issue as well as the economic and energy relations between the two countries with particular focus on the conflict...

Russia Interested in Augmenting Tourist Numbers in Greece

"Every Russian that visits Greece feels like home," said Oleg Safonov, head of the Russian Federal Service of Tourism, in a recent show in Sputnik Express, who emphasized that there are efforts to increase the tourist flows from Russia...

Acropolis Museum to Present Three Scythian Objects From the Hermitage

The Acropolis Museum will inaugurate on March 11 a precursor exhibition presenting exhibits from the Hermitage Museum as part of the cultural program titled “Year of Russia in Greece,” the Culture ministry said on Wednesday. As part of the exchange...

Greek President Pavlopoulos Meets with Putin in Moscow, Extends Invite to Athens

President of the Greek Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos while on a two-day visit in Moscow, met with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in his presidential residence on Friday January 15. Aside from strengthening ties between the two countries, the visit encompassed...

Greek President: Only Together Can We Face Terrorism and the Refugee Crisis

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos highlighted on Thursday the need for all countries to join forces and meet the global challenges created by the refugee crisis and terrorism, in statements after his meeting with Russian Duma Chairman Sergey Naryshkin...

Greek President Pavlopoulos to Meet with Russian Counterpart in Moscow

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos will be travelling to Moscow in order to meet with his counterpart, Vladimir Putin, during a forum scheduled to take place on Friday, January 15. The forum will focus on world events, as well...

War Zone Madness

The prosperous and proud countries of Syria and Iraq have been fighting the ravages of war madness for years. The Gulf War (1990-1) was the start and the ultimate demise of those nations. Fortified by a US-led coalition, foreign...

Russians Celebrate 1,000 Years of Presence on Mount Athos, Greece

In 2016, Russians will celebrate 1,000 years since they first arrived and settled on Mount Athos, Greece. Numerous events both in Greece and Russia have been organized in order to celebrate this significant anniversary. According to Greek media, the official...

Orthodox Monk Wins Russian Version of ‘The Voice’ TV Contest Show

An Orthodox monk has outdone a number of worldly competitors in a popular Russian singing competition TV show, getting 76 percent of viewers’ votes and creating a stir on social media. Photios, the hieromonk – a monk also serving as...

More Russian, German Tourists Expected in Greece in 2016

Significantly more Russian and German tourists are expected to visit Greece in 2016, according to a Deutsche Welle report. Egypt and Turkey have been the most popular destinations for Russian tourists. However, after the recent shooting down of a Russian...