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Russia, Iran and Turkey cut a deal
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Russia, Iran and Turkey cut a deal

makis - Apr 13, 2018

There can’t possibly be that many Russians of importance left to sanction. But President Trump has laid more economic restrictions on Russia, Russians and Russian companies for…

Russia outraged at Greek court for possible extradition of Russian to US over bitcoin case
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Russia outraged at Greek court for possible extradition of Russian to US over bitcoin case

makis - Oct 06, 2017

Russia said on Friday a decision by a Greek court to clear the way for a suspected Russian money launderer to be extradited to the United States…

Russia beat Greece (74-69) in Eurobasket quarter-finals
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Russia beat Greece (74-69) in Eurobasket quarter-finals

makis - Sep 13, 2017

The Greek national basketball team were eliminated from the Eurobasket 2017 after losing to Russia (74-69). The Greek side were unable to capitalise on their free throws,…

Greece Eases Visa Regime for Some Russian Travelers
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Greece Eases Visa Regime for Some Russian Travelers

Panos - Jun 06, 2017

The government of Greece has approved for 2017 a simplified visa regime for Russians arriving by ferry from Turkey to the Greek Islands of the Aegean (Rhodes,…

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Russian hackers attacked US Joint Chiefs of Staff

Panos - Dec 16, 2016

Amid the ongoing uproar caused by the CIA’s assessment that Russian-baked hackers were responsible for the hacked DNC e-mails and their passing on to wikileaks, which influenced…

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Pro-Putin party wins Russian parliamentary election

Panos - Sep 19, 2016

Allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin comfortably won a parliamentary election, early results showed on Monday. The ruling United Russia party won 51 percent in Sunday’s election,…

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

chris1 - Sep 04, 2016

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 late…

IOC overturns complete ban on Russia for Rio2016 Games
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IOC overturns complete ban on Russia for Rio2016 Games

chris1 - Jul 24, 2016

Olympics officials said on Sunday that all Russian athletes are considered tainted by the country’s state-run doping scheme and that they are not allowed to compete in…

Greece and Russia hold religious tourism conference at Lagonissi
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Greece and Russia hold religious tourism conference at Lagonissi

Panos - May 20, 2016

A Greek-Russian conference on pilgrimage and religious tourism will be held on Friday, May 20, at the Grand Resort Lagonissi, Attica. The conference has been announced after…

Russian tourism head says Russian tourists in Greece could reach 1mln in 2016
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Russian tourism head says Russian tourists in Greece could reach 1mln in 2016

Panos - May 12, 2016

The head of the Russian Federal Tourism Service, Oleg Safonov predicted the number of Russian tourists visiting Greece in 2016 could reach 1 million. Speaking at the…

Tsipras said to hope Russia will show interest in Greek economy
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Tsipras said to hope Russia will show interest in Greek economy

Sokratis - Mar 12, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras would like to see Russian involvement in Greece’s privatization program, according to a top Russian official who told Kathimerini on Friday that there…

Putin names United States among threats
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Putin names United States among threats

chris1 - Jan 03, 2016

The document, 'About the Strategy of National Security of Russian Federation', was signed by President Vladimir Putin on New Year's Eve. It replaces a 2009 version, endorsed…