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Putin’s Aide Visits Greece Despite Being on EU’s Sanctions List

President Vladimir Putin's aide Vladislav Surkov has visited Mount Athos in Greece despite being on the European Union sanctions list, says a Time magazine report. In...

Putin Thanks ‘Friend’ Greece for Warm Welcome on Visit

"I would like to express my sincere gratitude to my Greek colleagues for their hospitality during my visit to the Hellenic Republic on May...

Putin’s Visit to Greece: Religion, Culture, Business and Back-Stage Drama [Pics + Video]

Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Greece was all about business and religion. His meetings with Greek officials cast the spotlight on the traditions...

Putin’s Visit to Greece Celebrates Shared Moral Values, Strengthened Economic Ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Greece on Friday on his first visit to a European Union country this year. He arrived for his two-day...

Schedule of Vladimir Putin’s Visit to Greece

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives on Friday, May 27 for a series of official meetings and a pilgrimage to Mount Athos. Here is the...

Security Measures Underway for Putin’s Visit to Greece

Preparations for the security measures for Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit in Greece at the end of May are underway by the Russian security...

Hollywood Actor Jonathan Jackson to Release Album about Orthodoxy

Hollywood actor Jonathan Jackson, star of the legendary US soap opera General Hospital, has released a pop-rock album along with his band Enation, titled “Basileia...

Russians Celebrate 1,000 Years of Presence on Mount Athos, Greece

In 2016, Russians will celebrate 1,000 years since they first arrived and settled on Mount Athos, Greece. Numerous events both in Greece and Russia...

The Official Wine of the Kremlin is Greek

The vineyard of Mount Athos or as commonly referred to in Greece the "Holy Mountain", an autonomous polity within the Hellenic Republic under the...

Images Of Mount Athos Through Contemporary Photographers’ Lens

The Thessaloniki Museum of Photography (TMP), in collaboration with the Mount Athos Center, present “Mount Athos: lingering between image and photographic gaze” exhibition, as part of the “Words and...

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greece

Visitors in Greece can enjoy inspiring trips into artistic, cultural, historical, and folkloric traditions approaching seventeen magnificent Greek monuments that are included on the...

Greek Monks Refuse to Let Thessaloniki Mayor Enter Mount Athos

The “Gathering of Priests and Monks” attacked Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris in a letter to the Holy Community of Mount Athos. The reason behind their...

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