Greece Offers Incentives to Russian Tourists

"We will do everything to ensure timely visa issuance (for Russian citizens) by adding personnel and certainly by speeding up procedures," said Greek government...

Patriarch Kirill’s Thoughts With Cypriots

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his sympathy for Greeks and Cypriots who are suffering from the economic crisis, during the standard...

300 Russian Tourists to Greece Stranded in Airports

About 300 Russian tourists cannot fly to Greece due to visa delays that left them stranded in airports, Vladimir Kaganer, head of Russia’s Tez...

Russia Mulls Greek Meat Import Ban

Russia is considering banning meat imports from 50 Greek companies starting July 15. The ban was authorized after Russian veterinary experts inspected several facilities...

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...

Russians Queue to Worship Greek ‘Fertility’ Relic

Tens of thousands of Russians on Saturday queued outside Moscow's cathedral to see one of the most treasured Orthodox relics as it neared the...

Greek Katsikaris Named Russia Coach

Greek Fotis Katsikaris has been named coach of Russia's men's national team and will continue to manage Spanish club Bilbao Berri, the country's basketball...

Mythical Peloponnese Attracts Russians

Great interest was shown in Mythical Peloponnese, during the Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition, MITT 2013, in which the Peloponnese Region is participating....

Russia Unlikely to Help Greece

Greece’s close relationship with Russia, or at least its portrayed close relationship, is not likely to earn the crisis-stricken country special treatment anytime soon. On Tuesday,...

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...