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US Defense Secretary says Russia Trying to Obstruct Greece-FYROM Name Deal

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis with FYROM Prime Minister Zoran Zaev U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that Russia is trying to interfere in FYROM...

Greece, Russia Mark 190 Years of Diplomatic Ties (photos)

Greece and Russia marked on Monday 190 years of diplomatic ties with a wrath laying ceremony on the island of Poros, the place where...

Greece’s Supreme Court Approves Mr Bitcoin’s Extradition To Russia

Greece's Supreme Court, Areios Pagos, upheld the verdict of Thessaloniki's Court later this year that Alexander Vinnik, a 39-year old Russian national who is...

Russia: We Didn’t Start Spat with Greece

Moscow is concerned about the deterioration in its relations with Greece, calling the current diplomatic situation between the two countries "unnatural", Russia's Foreign Ministry...

Greece Hits Out at Turkish ‘Comrades’ Russia Amid Diplomatic Row

Greece has hit back at Russia over Moscow's recent expulsion of Greek diplomats, pointedly referring to it as a "comrade in arms" of regional...

Moscow Queries Athens Over Russian Priests’ Visa Bias Claims

Moscow is asking Athens to clarify the Greek authorities' reported refusal to grant visas to Russian Orthodox clerics, Russia's Foreign Ministry representative Maria Zakharova has...

Greek Envoy Summoned over ‘Unfriendly Actions’

Russia on Monday summoned Greece's ambassador in Moscow over Athens' decision to expel two Russian diplomatic staff last month. According to the Russian news agency...

World Tourism Organization Urges Holidaymakers to Visit Greece

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is urging tourists around the globe not to change their plans and travel to Greece, after the deadly fires...

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...

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