Russia and Greece

Greece to ask 12 Russian diplomats to leave country

Greece to ask 12 Russian diplomats to leave country

Greece will ask 12 Russian diplomats to leave the country, declaring them "personae non-gratae", the foreign ministry said on Wednesday. The Greek foreign ministry's general secretary has informed the Russian ambassador of …

Greece to allow vaccinated tourists in next week

Greece to allow vaccinated tourists in next week

Greece plans to open its borders to vaccinated visitors from several countries from next week, the government said, as the country seeks to restart its badly-hit tourism sector. The scheme is part of a pilot project to allow entry to …

Greece to open for Russian tourists since mid-May

Greece to open for Russian tourists since mid-May

Greece will also receive tourists vaccinated with Russian and Chinese coronavirus vaccines not approved by the European Union, Minister of Tourism Harry Theoharis said. Focusing on tourists from non-EU member countries, the …

Russia resumes flights to Greece and Singapore from February 8

Russia resumes flights to Greece and Singapore from February 8

Moscow resumes flights to Greece and Singapore from February 8, the Russian anti-coronavirus crisis center reports. Flights from Moscow to Athens will be operated twice a week, while flights to Singapore - three times a week, it said. …

Greece allows entry for Russians per week since September 7

Greece allows entry for Russians per week since September 7

Greece has allowed entry for up to 500 Russians per week since September 7 provided that they have a negative COVID-19 test result and a voucher confirming their hotel booking, said a joint ministerial decision, due to be in force for two …

Greece expels Russian diplomats - media

Greece expels Russian diplomats - media

Greece will expel two Russian diplomats and ban entry to another two over suspicions they tried to undermine an agreement between Athens and the neighboring Macedonia last month, Greek newspaper Kathimerini reported, citing diplomatic …

Russian consul found dead in Greece

Russian consul found dead in Greece

The head of the consular department at Russia's embassy in Greece Andrey Malanin has been found dead in his flat in Athens, BBC reports with reference to police. Initial signs suggested Malanin died of …

Greek and Bahraini enterprises to appear in Crimea

Greek and Bahraini enterprises to appear in Crimea

Crimean Deputy Prime Minister Georgy Muradov said today that a delegation of entrepreneurs from Greece will arrive in the peninsula in the nearest time. ‘’We are expecting a delegation from Greece on Monday-Tuesday,’’ he …

 Putin's aid: new gas pipeline may go through Bulgaria

Putin's aid: new gas pipeline may go through Bulgaria

A new gas pipeline from Russia to Greece may go through the territory of Bulgaria, the Russian Presidential Aide Yuri Ushakov said. "There is ongoing work on the gas delivery project from Russia to Greece and Italy through third …

Putin to visit Greece at the end of the week

Putin to visit Greece at the end of the week

Russian President Vladimir Putin will fly to Greece at the end of the week, where he will hold talks with the leadership of this country on May 27-28th. ‘’There will be the meetings with President …