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Greek PM, Strong Reaction Over British Museum's Lending of Parthenon Marbles

The decision of the British Museum to "lend" a sculpture of the Parthenon Marbles to an exhibition held in St. Petersburg is a challenge for Greeks, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Friday in a statement. The last British doctrine...

SETE: Danger From Russian Tour Operators Bankruptcy

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) warned of the danger from further Russian tour operators bankruptcies threatening the Greek tourism market, after the bankruptcy of major Russian tour operator Solvex Tour. St. Petersburg-based Solvex Tour has shut down, leaving 9,000 customers stranded...

Holy Gifts of Magi Travel from Greece to Moscow

Within a week, about half a million pilgrims kneeled in front of the Holy Gifts of the Magi which were transferred to Russia by the Abbot of St. Paul’s monastery, archimandrite Parthenios. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia,...

Russians Flock to See Saint Andrew’s Cross

The transfer of the Cross of St. Andrew from Patras to the Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia is a very important event for Christians. In its announcement, the Metropolis of Patras stated: ”Crowds of worshipers flocked to the Kazan...

Cross of St Andrew the Apostle Arrives in Russia

The shrine with the Cross of St Andrew the First-Called has arrived in St Petersburg. The relic has opened the festivities marking the 1025th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus due to take place on the territory of three states...

Cypriot Students Win Imagine Cup Again

For the third straight year,  engineering students from the University of Cyprus have won the The Multinational Software Corporation Microsoft, a premier student technology competition. Over the past 10 years, more than 1.65 million students from more than 190...

Mt. Athos Bureau Eyed for St. Petersburg

In his greeting speech during the Central Conference of the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia, Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris discussed with Russian authorities the idea of opening a bureau St. Petersburg for Mt. Athos to attract visitors there. He said...

Tourists Κilled in Βus Αccident

Four Russian tourists have died and 30 others were injured when a bus taking them to the airport overturned, Greek police said. The bus skidded off the road in the rain before dawn, 9.5 miles outside the northern city of...

Concert of Sacred Music at Greek Orthodox Church in Russia

St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church will hold a concert of sacred music performed by the internationally acclaimed Konevets Quartet of St. Petersburg, Russia, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 3, in the church sanctuary. Following the concert, a reception will be...