Greece
Calamos Supports GreeceCalamos Supports Greece

Russia

Elder Paisios Film Draws Crowds in Russia

A film based on the life and prophesies of Elder Paisios drew so many people to its Nov. 5 debut in Moscow that organizers had to hold three screenings to accommodate crowds that included many devout Orthodox Christians. Paisios is...

Last Temptation of Christ Hit by Russian Prosecutor

The Last Temptation of Christ, a 1988 fictional drama film directed by Martin Scorsese is under the scrutiny of the Moscow Prosecutor’s Office for being too extremist. When it came out 24 years ago, it was condemned by the...

Bringing Religious Tourists to Russia, Greece

Russia and Greece's Orthodox Church hierarchies have reached an agreement to co-operate and promote religious tourism in both countries. The agreement was signed by the Bishop of Corfu, Nektarios, who visited Moscow accompanied by Bishops Nikolaos and Anthimos. Bishop Podolsk...

Russian Church Sends $636,000 to Help Greek Church Feed Poor

Officials of the Russian Orthodox Church raised 517,628.34 euros ($636,219) and have sent it to the Greek Orthodox Church to support poor and unemployed people. The Greek Church is feeding scores of thousands of poor Greeks and others during...

300 Russian Tourists to Greece Stranded in Airports

About 300 Russian tourists cannot fly to Greece due to visa delays that left them stranded in airports, Vladimir Kaganer, head of Russia’s Tez Tour operator, told Interfax on Monday. The problem occurred late last week, when a Greek visa...

Greeks Take their Money Out of the Country While Russians Bring It In

Greeks, afraid of a possible euro exit, have rushed to move their savings outside Greece, mostly by transferring funds to European banks or purchasing property abroad. On the contrary, European individuals and companies are investing their money in Greece...

Thessaloniki Artists to Exhibit their Works in St Petersburg, Russia

172 painting works from the National Gallery of Thessaloniki municipality will be put on display for the benefit of Russian audiences during an exhibition at the MANEGE Central Exhibition Hall in St Petersburg. The works will be exhibited from August...

Ivan Savvidis to Give 1M Euros to Russian and Greek Football Teams

Greek Russians decided to provide the national football teams of Greece or Russia with one million euros in case they manage to reach the final rounds of the Euro Football Championship 2012. That is what the President of the Federation...

Greek-Russian Finance Forum Initiated in Moscow

The Greek-Russian Finance Chamber organized the 1st Greek-Russian Forum “Greece-New Investment Cooperation Possibilities” to take place June 6 in the Chamber’s premises in Moscow. The Forum aims at informing the Russian business community on Greece’s finances, investment cooperation and growth...

Greek Ex-Minister Bribery Scandal Could Easily Become Spy Novel

The steadily unfolding bribery scandal of defense procurements revolving mainly around the former Greek Defense Minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos could easily rank the case as a top class scenario for a future John le Carré novel. Unknown revealing details have come...