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Putin's First Greek Stop: Mt. Athos

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s first stop in Greece will be Mount Athos, then the island of Apocalypse, Patmos and finally the Byzantine city of Peloponnese, Mystras. Patmos has already started the preparations to welcome him in Mid-August. He decided to...

Putin to Visit Mount Athos

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, is going to visit the Aegean on the yacht of an entrepreneur friend. Although it is difficult to tell Putin’s plans for sure, it seems that after Mount Athos, which he visits every year, the...

Kremlin’s Wine is Made in Mount Athos

The wine served to official guests in Moscow Kremlin, Russia, who are usually leaders of foreign states, is made in the vineyards of Mount Athos. Its name is Kormilitsa and bears the title of Kremlin’s Official Wine. The Russian...

Pyrros Dimas Elected to The IWF Executive Board

On May 22, the International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) Electoral Congress in Moscow, Russia, was completed and the Federation’s Officers for 2013-2016 were elected. Greece’s delegation consisted of Yiannis Sgouros, the Federation’s lifelong secretary, and the Olympic medalists Pyrros Dimas...

Vladimir Putin Orders Cabinet to Study Restructuring Greek Cyprus Loan

President Vladimir Putin has instructed his government to negotiate the restructuring of a Russian bailout loan to Greek Cyprus, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday. The announcement signals Moscow's support for a 10 billion euro ($13 billion) European Union...

Russia OK's $6.28 Billion Loan for Sinking Cyprus

Economically-strapped Cyprus, looking for bailouts, will reportedly get a 5 billion euros ($6.28 billion) loan from Russia, with which Greek Cypriot President Demetrias Christofias, a Communist educated in Moscow, has good ties, but the government has refused to confirm...

Greek Archbishop Ieronymos Meets With Russian Patriarch Kirill and President Putin

The Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos is paying an official visit to Russia on the invitation of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill. The Greek Orthodox primate also met with Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday...

Vladimir Putin Says "Greece Was Deprived of Any Possibilities of Economic Recovery"

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin stated during the Russia Forum 2012 on Thursday that Greece was deliberately deprived of any possibilities of economic recovery. “Greece was deprived of a possibility to devalue its national currency and consequently it was deprived...

Greek Conservative Leader Antonis Samaras Meets With Vladimir Putin in Moscow

The Thursday meeting between Russian PM Vladimir Putin and New Democracy party leader Antonis Samaras lasted for more than an hour, with talks focusing on improving and re-strengthening bilateral relations that had frozen lately due to a halt in...

Intervention by V. Putin in Support of Eminent Greek Ophthalmologist

By intervention of the General Prosecutor’s Office of Russia, Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, is requesting to re-assess the validity of Greek ophthalmologist Christos Tachtsidis’ removal, from the management of the prominent institute “Mikrokhirurgiya Glaza” (Eye Microsurgery Center), established...