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Putin Signs the Decree of Rehabilitation

The decree for the rehabilitation of minorities such as Armenians, Greeks, Germans and Tatars, who had suffered in the days of Stalin -- according to the Russian president Vladimir Putin’s announcement at a meeting of the State Council -- has...

Cyprus Seeks to Shield Russian Money Flows

Cyprus wants to shield financial flows with Russia, where it’s the biggest foreign investor, as the US and the European Union ratchet up sanctions in response to President Vladimir Putin’s annexing Crimea from Ukraine. The island nation, a eurozone member,...

Venizelos Wants EU To Relent on Russia

With Europe largely reliant on Russia for its gas and energy supplies, and Greece depending on Russian investments during a crushing economic crisis, Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos said there should be no sanctions on Russia for invading Crimea...

Samaras Asks Putin For Cheap Gas

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, in a sideline meeting in Brussels, asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to lower the prices that Greece pays for Russian gas, but didn't get a commitment. The two men met in Brussels after Samaras addressed...

Samaras to Hold Talks With Putin in Brussels

Greece 's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Brussels on Tuesday in what will be their first meeting for about two years. Samaras will be in Brussels to speak at the “Industry Matters”...

"Greeting" Competition Winner in Greece to Meet Putin

An original gesture in social media (Facebook), is landing Julia Gavrilova a face to face meeting with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. This is to be arranged by the President of the Cultural Association "Russian House", based...

Putin Launches Olympic Torch Relay for Sochi Games

Russian President Vladimir Putin ceremoniously lit the Olympic flame on Red Square on Sunday, but the four-month relay to Sochi for the Winter Games got off to a rocky start when one of the torches went out. The glitch occurred...

Samaras Invited Putin to Visit Athens

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras extended an invitation to Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Greece, with Russia's Federation Council Chairwoman Valentina Matviyenko, who is currently in Athens. According to AMNA, Matviyenko presented Samaras with a personal message from Putin...

Putin Says Greek Investments Risky

Days after Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras wrote him a letter asking for Russia to reduce prices paid for Russian gas, Russian President Vladimir Putin took a shot at Russian entrepreneurs for investing in Greece, which he described as...

Putin to be Declared Honorary Citizen of Sparta

The Municipality of Sparta, in Laconia, Greece is willing to announce the  President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, an honorary citizen of the modern city of Sparta which lies at the site of ancient Sparta. Contacts have already been launched with...