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Greece, Cyprus and Hungary to Export Food to Russia Despite EU Sanctions

Greece, Cyprus and Hungary are likely to be allowed to export fruits and vegetables to Russia, despite the ongoing European Union sanctions imposed on Moscow due to its role in the Ukrainian Crisis. According to Russian newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta, the country's...

Tsipras-Putin Sign New Trade Deal and Renew Greece-Russia Relations

Greece and Russia signed a trade deal that will bring Greece 4.2 billion euros and talked about the renewal of the deal for natural gas supply to Greece. After the discussions between the two delegations, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and...

Greek Energy Minister in Moscow to Request Lift of Embargo to Greek Products

The lifting of the embargo to Greek agricultural products in Russia will be a key issue in today's visit of Greek Minister of Productive Reconstruction, Environment and Energy Panagiotis Lafazanis in Moscow. The Greek delegation will discuss the return of Greek...

Russia Expected to Lift Embargo on Greece

According to Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance inspectors, discussions regarding the exports of Greek products to Russia will begin on April 6. Special inspectors will consult with Greek authorities in order to perform checks in several livestock...

Russia Looking for Ways to Ease Embargo on Imports from Greece, Cyprus, Hungary

The Russian Agriculture Ministry is discussing ways to ease the embargo on food imports affecting EU countries like Greece, Cyprus and Hungary, Minister Nikolai Fyodorov said on Wednesday. According to Fyodorov, certain civilized options are being intensively considered to meet...

Greek Peach Farmers Request Meeting With PM Samaras

Greek peach farmers, who during the summer of 2014 suffered significant loses due to the Russian embargo imposed on European Union products, demanded a meeting with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, while they have already warned that if the 33-million-euro...

Greek PM Promises Immediate Compensation to Farmers

The compensation to Greek farmers and peach growers for the Russian embargo damages will be signed on Wednesday, Prime Minister and New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras said during his visit to a modern cattle breeding unit in Sindos, Thessaloniki,...

Greek Fruit and Vegetables Export Value Reduced by 4% in 2014

The value of Greek fruit and vegetable exports has been slightly decreased between January and October 2014 and totaled some 765 million euros, almost 4% less compared to the same period last year. Despite the year's good start, which...

Moscow Times: Greek Fur Industry Suffers From Russian Sanctions

“Greece's fur coat industry, suffering from a drought of Russian buyers, is terrified that the sanction tit-for-tat between Moscow and the West over Ukraine could destroy its business altogether,” reported a recent Moscow Times article. Despite its hot Mediterranean climate, Greece sold 136,446 fur coats -...

Russian Embargo Causes Damages of €50 Million

Market experts estimate that the damages the Russian food embargo will cause to the Greek economy will be at least 50 million euros. Fruit growers, fish farmers and transport companies are the first victims of the ban imposed by Russian President Vladimir Putin. It...