What Was Theophanes of Constantinople’s Contribution to Early Russia?

By Catherine Tsounis Catherine Tsounis is a published author of Greek descent and a travel enthusiast who gives us insight into the Byzantine influence in...

Greek Island of Crete in the Heart of Saint Petersburg

The heart of Modern Crete’s culture will beat in St. Petersburg, Russia through the icons and other exhibits from Eastern Crete presented in the...

Russian Government Thanks Greece for Airspace Access

Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova expressed Russia's gratitude for Greece's decision to allow Russian humanitarian aid aircrafts headed to Syria to fly through Greece's...

Russia Introduces New System for Issuing Schengen Visas

A new fingerprint scanning procedure will be introduced on September 14, 2015, for Russian citizens who wish to issue short-term stay Schengen visas. In...

Russian President Putin Visits Ancient Shipwreck in Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is known for his athletic and active lifestyle, decided to dive in a small submarine off the coast of...

Russians’ Cutting Back on Vacations Hurt Greek Economy

The Russian currency's exchange rate depreciation, as well as bureaucratic issues, have greatly affected the flow of Russian tourists to Greece. According to the...

Ancient Greek Site in Crimea Under Federal Control Due to Public Outrage

Russian President Vladimir Putin placed one of Europe's most sacred spiritual symbols and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the ancient Greek colony of Chersonesus in Crimea,...

Greek Bishop Asks Russia for Help

Bishop Ambrosius, head of the Greek Orthodox Church delegation visiting Russia, said that Greece needs Russia's help to deal with the economic crisis. Calling on historic...

Russians Get to Know Thessaloniki Through the Eyes of a Dog

A television show in Russia decided to film around the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, tracking a significant and rare dog breed, the Greek tracker...

Famous Russian Cosmonaut Arrives on Greek Island of Crete

Anton Shkaplerov, a well-known 43-year-old active Russian cosmonaut arrived in Hersonissos, on the Greek island of Crete, along with his family and medical escorts....