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Greek Court Rules Extradition of Russian Bitcoin Fraud Suspect to USA

A Greek court in Thessaloniki has ruled that Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik, be extradited to the United States, where he is wanted on a $4 billion bitcoin fraud case. Vinnik was arrested while on vacation in Greece on July 25, and...

US, Moscow Seek Russian Held in Greece Over Bitcoin Laundering

Moscow has requested the extradition of a Russian national who is also wanted in the United States, for laundering billions of dollars through a Bitcoin exchange he operated, a judicial source said on Tuesday. Alexander Vinnik, who headed BTC-e, an...

Russian Education Minister Attends Inauguration of Athens Uni Russian Studies Expansion

The University of Athens Slavic Studies Department will be renamed Department of Russian Language and Literature and Slavic Studies. A special ceremony to honor the department’s expansion will be attended by Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos. Russian Education Minister Olga...

Muslim Studies to be Founded in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

The Council of State has approved the establishment of Muslim studies in the Faculty of Theology in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, after finding legal the appropriate presidential decree by the Ministry of Education. The direction of Muslim studies will begin...

Thessaloniki International Fair to Honor Russia

Russia will be the honored country at the 81st Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) that will be held on September 10-18, 2016 within the framework of the "Greece-Russia Year." Serbia was the last honored country in 2011 at the 76th TIF. Russia's Interest...

Olympiacos in Euroleague Final after Beating CSKA

In an unexpected turn just a few moments ago, Olympiacos stunned CSKA with a swift victory of 68-70 in the Euroleague final four.CSKA opened the score and dominated for the first 3 quarters, however, Olympiakos went on to completely own their...

Greek Minister Lafazanis: 'If SYRIZA Misses Targets, it Must Go'

Greek Minister of Production Reconstruction Panagiotis Lafazanis alluded that SYRIZA should hand over power, if the government is not able to secure an austerity-free program. The Left Platform leader gave an interview with the Greek newspaper Kathimerini, where he noted...

Cyprus – Russian Link and IS Extremism

The geopolitical changes in the Eastern Mediterranean have become like shifting sand; land is gained and lands are lost; souls vanquish and lives perish at each day’s passing. With the Assad "regime change” and Jihad atrocities in Syria and...

Chinese, Russian Interest in Greece Growing

Chinese and Russian investors are showing increased interest in acquiring properties in Greece, mostly in Athens, as well as the islands of Rhodes, Crete and Corfu, according to a report by real estate agency Danos & Associates-BNP Paribas on...