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Russia ‘Summoned Greek Ambassador’ in Diplomacy Row

Greek media are reporting that Athens' ambassador to Russia has been summoned by the foreign ministry there. According to a report in Greek newspaper Kathimerini,...

Russian Ambassador to Greece Calls Diplomats’ Expulsion ‘Disappointing’

Russia's Ambassador to Greece Andrey Maslov criticized the Greek government decision to expel two Russian diplomats and bar two others from entering Greece, calling...

Russia’s Lavrov Cancels Greece Visit in Diplomatic Row

The timing of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's planned visit to Greece this autumn is no longer suitable, Russia's ambassador to Athens said on...

Greece Accuses Russia of ‘Disrespect’ as Diplomatic Spat Escalates

Greece accused Russia of showing disrespect late on Wednesday after Moscow claimed Athens was taking part in "dirty provocations" for NATO over the expulsion...

Greek Court Approves French Extradition Request for Russian Bitcoin Accused

Russian national Alexander Vinnik, accused of laundering $4 billion through Bitcoin crypto-currency exchange in the U.S., could be extradited to France after a Greek court...

US Backs Greek Decision to Expel Russian Diplomats

  The U.S. State Department has welcomed the decision by Greece to expel two Russian diplomats accused of supplying funds to protest groups opposing the...

Greece Expelled Russians Under US, EU Pressure, Claims Analyst

Controversy continues to surround the issue of two Russian diplomatic staff ordered out of  Greece this week. In an article run by Russian news agency...

Russia Threatens Tit-for-Tat Expulsion of Greek Diplomats

Moscow will give a mirror response to the expulsion of Russian diplomats from Greece, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. Earlier, Greek daily Kathimerini...

Greece Expels Two Russian Diplomats: Report

Two Russian diplomats were ordered by the Greek ministry of Foreign Affairs to leave the country accusing them of intrusion into domestic affairs and...

Cosmonaut Praises Greece in Video Message from Space

Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov heaped praise on Greece as a tourism destination in a video message recorded on board the International Space Station (ISS)...

Ceremony to Award Putin with Honorary Doctorate of Greek University Postponed

The ceremony to award Russian President Vladimir Putin with an honorary doctorate from the Department of History, Archaeology and Cultural Resources Management of the University of...

Russia Hopes All Countries will Act in Accordance with International Law in Cyprus’ EEZ

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has expressed the hope that all interested states will act in accordance with international law as regards the...

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