Wednesday, 21 April , 2021

Greek-Russian relations

Russia dismisses claims on Sputnik vaccine by Greek PM

Reacting to Mitsotakis' declaration that Russia is not in position to deliver vaccines to Greece (as described in the following article), Moscow has stated...

Russia’s Byron: Pushkin and the Greek revolution

Aug. 26, 2019 The Greek Revolution brought a storm of enthusiasm and support in the West, fuelled by the Romantic Movement. Yet no Romantic was...

Politics and Spirit: the Battle for Balkan Minds

by William Mallinson  Dimitris Konstantakopoulos’ punchy piece of 11 December about the split between Moscow and Constantinople triggered in my mind some other related factors...

Imperialism, Geopolitics and Religion: The Split Between Moscow and Constantinople

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos 11.12.2018 A very serious rift regarding Ukraine is now developing between the Ecumenical (Universal) Patriarchate of Constantinople and the biggest and more powerful...

Russia hopes strain in ties with Greece after expulsion of diplomats...

7 Dec, 2018 Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that he hopes Moscow and Athens have ultimately overcome problems in their relations after the...

Tsipras in damage-limitation operation with Russia. But is he in control...

July 20, 2018 The ministry protests against the anti-Russian statements Greece has been making regarding the expulsion of two Russian diplomats and the entry ban...

Russia understands that pressure was put on Greece in expulsion of...

Maria Zakharova expressed regrets over Greece’s decision, noting that such incidents in bilateral relations "don’t go unnoticed, don’t melt into thin air" July 18, 2018 Moscow...

Everything for the Americans. The Greek government expels Russian diplomats, for...

Moscow Vows Reciprocal Response to Expulsion of Russian Diplomats From Greece 11.07.2018 Athens has taken measures against Russian diplomats over "illegal activities" and "meddling" that undermine...

Will the US transfer Incirlik nuclear weapons to Alexandroupolis, Greece?

by Tony Bosnakoudis journalist on Defense, Security and International issues * US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt sent to Greece after the Ukrainian coup The US is...

Greece, Austria, Portugal among countries not to expel Russian diplomats

Greece, Austria, Portugal among countries not to expel Russian diplomats March 27, 2018 The United States and its European allies are expelling dozens of Russian diplomats...