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Greek President Pavlopoulos to Meet with Russian Counterpart in Moscow

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos will be travelling to Moscow in order to meet with his counterpart, Vladimir Putin, during a forum scheduled to take place on Friday, January 15. The forum will focus on world events, as well...

Greek Defense Minister: 'United States Ask for Our Support on Russian Sanctions'

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said that the United States attempted to encourage Greece to support a new round of Russian sanctions but Athens still enjoys sharing religious and economic bonds with its "friend" and "ally," Moscow. After his meeting with US Under...

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...

Greece Has Not Asked For Russian Aid, Official Says

An unnamed Greek government official has ruled out scenarios that Greece have asked Russia for financial support in order to cope with both its internal and external commitments. "We have not asked for financial aid. We want to solve our...

Kremlin Spokesman: Greek PM Tsipras to Discuss EU Sanctions on Russia With President Putin

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Russian President Vladimir Putin are expected to discuss the economic ties between Russia and the European Union as well as the sanctions imposed by the second against Moscow,a Kremlin spokesperson said earlier today. Prime Minister Tsipras...

Greek Defense Minister: If Greece Leaves the Euro, Spain and Italy Will Follow

His belief that if Greece is forced to exit the Eurozone, a domino effect will begin, sweeping off Spain and Italy, expressed Greek Defense Minister and junior coalition government partner Independent Greeks (ANEL) leader Panos Kammenos. In an interview to German newspaper Bild,...

Russia Considering to Ease Embargo on Greek Products

The Russian government is currently considering to loosen its embargo imposed upon European Union (EU) agricultural products from several member-states, among which is Greece, by allowing products to be processed within the country, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said earlier...

Nicosia in Anticipation of Greek PM Tsipras' Visit

Nicosia is looking forward to Greece's newly elected Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' visit, Cypriot government spokesperson Nikos Christodoulides said, expressing at the same time his certainty that the discussions to be held during Tsipras first official visit abroad since elected...

EU Foreign Ministers Extend Russian Sanctions But Don't Broaden Actions

European Union Foreign Ministers have decided in a Brussels Council today to extend targeted sanctions against Russia by six months, until September, although they showed limited appetite for broader and stricter measures imposed on Moscow. The sanctions are imposed due to...