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Greek Conservative Leader Antonis Samaras Meets With Vladimir Putin in Moscow

The Thursday meeting between Russian PM Vladimir Putin and New Democracy party leader Antonis Samaras lasted for more than an hour, with talks focusing on improving and re-strengthening bilateral relations that had frozen lately due to a halt in...

Russian Orthodox Church Supports Debt-Hit Greece

The Russian Orthodox Church has officialy started a solidarity aid campaign to help the fellow Orthodox people in debt-crippled Greece. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has called for the gathering of donations from all orthodox churches around the...

Antonis Samaras Says ‘Resurgence in Relations Between Greece and Russia is Essential’

During the meeting between New Democracy (ND) leader Antonis Samaras and the Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Russia Sergei Ivanov held at the Kremlin, Antonis Samaras emphasized that resurgence in Greek-Russian relations is essential in these...

Russian Orthodox Church in Moscow Warmly Welcomes Christian Icon from Mount Athos

Within the framework of the annual religious-cultural conference organized by the Russian Orthodox Church, the Mt. Athos icon of Greece depicting the New Martyrs of Greece, Pontos, Minor Asia and Cyprus was warmly welcomed by the Orthodox Church in...

Russian Newspaper Pravda Predicts Greek-Turkish War in 2012

Russian newspaper Pravda projects different war scenarios around the world after analyzing geopolitical balances and fragile relations in the gloomy forecast for the year of 2012. Known for its doomsday predictions and extreme scenarios and opinions covering themes such as conspiracies,...

Greek Chorus to Perform in Festival of Sacred Music in Moscow

The International Christmas Festival of Sacred Music opened on the 8th of January in Moscow. It features music from different traditions including the Old Believers, American gospel songs, Byzantine chants and traditional French songs. For the first time in Moscow,...

Greek Olive Oil Exports to Russia Increased

Olive oil exports from Greece to Russia increased significantly during 2010, according to the Greek Embassy in Russia. The Greek Embassy in Russia also underlines that Greek olive oil is the most expensive compared to other countries. The world leader...

Acting Governor of St. Petersburg Asks for the Release of Abbot Efraim

Acting governor of St. Petersburg Mr. Georgy Poltavchenko has signed the appeal issued by the St. Andrew the Apostle Foundation and the “Friends of the Vatopedi Monastery” union, demanding the release of Abbot Efraim. According to the Russian media, the...

Head of St. Andrew Apostle Foundation Asks Orthodox Citizens in Russia to Support Abbot Ephraim

An appeal addressing orthodox citizens to support the Abbot of Vatopedi Monasteri, has been issued by the head of St. Andrew the Apostle Foundation and President of the Russian Railways Vladimir Yakunin, characterizing the actions taken by Greek judicial...

FSU Greeks’ Deep Concern Over Abbot Ephraim’s Arrest

Greeks from the former Soviet Union express their deep concern with ongoing violations of religious freedom masqueraded as criminal “justice” trials by the Greek authorities. They have recently heard about the Court of Appeals Judges’ Council decision of December...