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Russians Love Visiting Thessaloniki

Russian visitors have flooded Greece over the past years. According to today's announcement of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA), a further raise of 19% in Russian tourism is expected. Thessaloniki will be full of Russians this summer. This preference comes...

Moscow: Greek Cinema Week by the Hellenic Cultural Centre

Russian capital city Moscow will host a Greek Cinema Week until April 1, organised by local municipal authorities (“Moscow Cino”) and the city’s Hellenic Cultural Centre. The Greek Cinema Week events are hosted within the framework of the “Cinema of...

Moscow: Crete Promoted in Russia by Cosmonaut Theodoros Giourhitsin

His name is Theodoros Giourhitsin; well, his real last name is Grammatikopoulos. He is very famous in Russia and is about to participate in the big promoting celebration for Cretan and Greek tourist products during the 19th Moscow International...

Russia to Help Greece by Buying its Products

Russian authorities will start a campaign aimed at helping debt-ridden Greece by encouraging Russians to buy Greek products, Greek media reports, quoting Itar-Tass news agency. The campaign called "Help Greece!" will be launched by the Russian Federal Agency for international...

The Secrets of the Temple of Demeter Found in Ancient Greek Ruins In Russia

The discovery of the Temple of Demeter, that was found in ancient Greek ruins in Taman of South Russia last spring, has become the centre of attention among archaelogists and experts. According to the news website 'greek.ruvr.ru',  it is assumed that...

Dimitris Botinis: The Greek Conductor of Russia

Born in 1986 in Moscow to a musical family, acclaimed Dimitris Botinis is one of the youngest Greek conductors and rising stars of opera and symphonic conducting. At the age of 5 he began studying to play the violin, later...

Crete Paves New Road into the Russian Market

The participation of the Prefecture of Crete in the 19th International PRODEXPO 2012 in Moscow paves the way for the establishment of exports of Cretan traditional food products into the Russian market. The expo, which is considered to be the...

Greek Minister of Agriculture Visits Russia to Promote Greek Products

The Greek Agricultural Development and Food Minister Kostas Skandalidis is paying a four-day formal visit to Moscow since Sunday, in order to promote Greek agricultural products in the Russian market. Skandalidis visited on Monday the opening of Moscow's international exhibition...

Poetry Competition in Russia Dedicated to Greece

A poetry competition dedicated to the historic Greek homeland is being organized by the SAE Region of former USSR countries, within the context of March 25th anniversary events. The competition is being carried out through the website: www.greeks-su.com, with an...

Metropolitan Hilarion Meets Greek Ambassador to Russia

On 30 January 2012, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department, met with H. E. Michael Spinellis, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Greek Republic to the Russian Federation. They were joined in the meeting by Counsellor...