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Kammenos, in Moscow, Promotes Strategic Relations with Russia

Greece's Defense Minister Panos Kammenos is in Russia as part of a two-day official visit, spanning Monday and Tuesday. On Monday, prior to meeting with...

Russian FM: U.S. Behind ‘Unfair Vote’ in Skopje

The Russian Foreign Ministry, commenting on the parliamentary vote that took place in Skopje on Friday, blamed the United States for the "unfair vote"...

Rift Grows: Church of Russia Prohibits Pilgrimage to Mount Athos after Schism

The Orthodox Church of Russia has issued a decision prohibiting Russian pilgrims from visiting Mount Athos in Greece. This order follows the recent interruption...

Tsipras Aims to Put Diplomatic Crisis Behind in Russia Visit

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras is to visit Russia in December where he will hold talks with the country's President Vladimir Putin, Moscow has confirmed. Preparations...

Russia Hints it May Block Greece-FYROM Deal at the UN

Russia is implicitly threatening that it may block the Prespa agreement at the UN Security Council. In a statement on Monday, following the referendum in...

President Anastasiades Asks Russia to Sway Turkey Over Cyprus

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades asked Russia on Tuesday to exert its influence on Turkey so that peace talks on the island can resume. Anastasiades met...

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...

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