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Russia denies reports it intends to recognise the Turkish pseudo-state of “Northern Cyprus”
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Russia denies reports it intends to recognise the Turkish pseudo-state of “Northern Cyprus”

Panos - Jan 24, 2020

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova had denied reports that Russia intended to recognise the self-proclaimed independent Turkish state of “Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC)”, stressing Russia…

Russia ships 120 missiles to Turkey for S-400 system
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Russia ships 120 missiles to Turkey for S-400 system

Panos - Jan 22, 2020

Russia has sent 120 missiles to Turkey for its S-400 system, according to Russian media and a military source. “Turkey has received two s-400 battalions, more than…

Russia transports S-400 missile systems to Serbia
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Russia transports S-400 missile systems to Serbia

Panos - Oct 25, 2019

Russia transported a division of S-400 missile defense systems to Serbia as part of a military exercise in the Balkan state, the RIA news agency cited Russia’s…

Russia: Crimean shipyards ready to produce speed boats for Greece
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Russia: Crimean shipyards ready to produce speed boats for Greece

Panos - Jul 23, 2019

Shipbuilding companies in Crimea are ready to fulfill orders for Greek companies, said Crimean “Minister of Industrial Policy” Andrey Vasyut, as cited by the Kryminform news agency.…

Russia allows glimpse at “monster” submarine “Vladimir the Great”
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Russia allows glimpse at “monster” submarine “Vladimir the Great”

Panos - Mar 22, 2019

Russia permitted the first glimpse of its monster submarine – dubbed “Vladimir the Great” – as it goes on sea trials in the Arctic. The upgraded Borei…

Russia recognizes North Macedonia under new name
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Russia recognizes North Macedonia under new name

Panos - Mar 19, 2019

The Kremlin on Monday finally recognized the newly christened Republic of North Macedonia under its new constitutional name, despite previous reservations expressed over the legality, as it…

Russia: Greek government should respect public opinion on Prespes Agreement
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Russia: Greek government should respect public opinion on Prespes Agreement

Panos - Jan 15, 2019

Russia voiced its strong opposition to the Prespes Agreement between Greece and FYROM in a statement released Monday by the Foreign Ministry. “The decision of the ‘Macedonian’…

Russia: Greek government should respect public opinion on Prespes Agreement
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Russia: Greek government should respect public opinion on Prespes Agreement

makis - Jan 14, 2019

Russia voiced its strong opposition to the Prespes Agreement between Greece and FYROM in a statement released Monday by the Foreign Ministry. “The decision of the ‘Macedonian’…

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Russia accuses the USA of bribing FYROM PMs over “Macedonian” dispute vote

Panos - Oct 23, 2018

The Russian Foreign Ministry has said that the US orchestrated an “unfair vote” in the FYROM parliament which approved the country’s name change, despite a failed popular…

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Russia to hold large scale military drills in the Mediterranean Sea

Panos - Aug 31, 2018

Russia will hold a series of military drills in the Mediterranea Sea between September 1 and 8. The drills in the Mediterranean will involve 26 warships and…

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Greek Ambassador to Russia summoned by Russian Foreign Ministry over expulsion of Russian diplomats

makis - Jul 20, 2018

Diplomatic relations between Greece and Russia reached a new low, as the Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the Greek Ambassador to Russia, Andreas Fryganas in a display of…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…