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Russian President Contacts IMF's Lagarde Regarding Greek Referendum Result

Russian President Vladimir Putin has contacted the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde on the telephone in order to discuss the outcome of the referendum in Greece , the Kremlin announced on Monday. "There was a discussion...

Russia Hopes EU Will Avoid ‘Negative Scenarios’ Over Greece Debt

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Greek counterpart Nikos Kotzias held a phone conversation, initiated by the Greek side, earlier in the day, according to the ministry. During the talk, Kotzias informed of the status of negotiations between Greece...

Russia to Extend Embargo on Western Food Imports, Including Greek Products

Moscow is to prolong its embargo on Western food imports in response to the extension of sanctions imposed on Russia by the European Union. The embargo includes Greek agricultural products. Russia's embargo on products from European Union countries, U.S.A., Australia...

Greek Actress Participating in 37th Moscow International Film Festival

“Orlean,” a feature film by famous Russian director Andrey Proshkin and award-winning screenwriter Yuriy Arabov attracted much attention in Moscow, while the fact that a Greek actress stars in the film has made Greeks in the Russian capital proud. A...

Russia to Discuss with EU about Greek Gas Pipeline

Russia is planning to hold a discussion with the European Commission, and in particular with Commissioner for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic, about the infrastructure construction outlook for transporting natural gas via the TurkStream and its extension, the South European...

Kasparov Warns Greek PM Tsipras Against Making Deal with Putin

Leading chess player and major political activist Garry Kasparov was invited in Athens by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation to play chess with 15 young Greek Champions at the Stavros Niarchos Park on Thursday, in the presence of thousands of...

International Conference on Greece and Relations Between West and Russia in Delphi

Greece and the relations between the West and Russia will dominate an international conference taking place in Delphi this weekend, with the participation of internationally known personalities from Europe, Russia and the United States. Among the participants are US economist...

Russian President Putin: 'Greek Crisis is a European Problem'

As Greece is struggling to reach an agreement with creditors in order to secure financial aid and avoid defaulting on its debt at the end of June, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras travelled to St. Petersburg, Russia, to attend the International...

Russia, Greece Sign Deal on TurkStream Gas Pipeline

Russia and Greece have signed a deal to create a joint enterprise for the construction of the TurkStream pipeline across Greek territory, Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak said. The pipeline will have a capacity of 47 billion cubic meters...

Tsipras Promises Solution to Greece's Debt Crisis

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that the efforts his government put toward securing the emergency Euro Summit on Monday has proved to be a "success." Eurozone country leaders announced a Monday summit to resolve Greece's prolonged debt crisis that threatens...