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Russian Patriarch Speaks Out Against Hagia Sophia’s Conversion into Mosque

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the highest cleric in the Russian Orthodox Church, recently spoke out against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's plans to convert...

Why Are There So Few Coronavirus Cases in Russia and Africa?

By Jeremy Rossman, University of Kent* Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in Wuhan, China in December 2019, we have seen the virus spread to over...

Greece’s Sakkari Beats Bencic, Secures St. Petersburg Semifinal Spot in Tennis

Greek tennis player Maria Sakkari amazed the tennis world during her match at the Saint Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Friday in Russia. Sakkari beat Belinda...

Turkey Blamed for Pressuring NATO on Kurdish Issue for Own Political Gain

A new confrontation between Ankara and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) appears to have been taking place over the last several days, according...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Accuses Russian Church of Playing Politics

The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I accused the Russian Orthodox Church on Friday of playing politics and using the Orthodox flock to put pressure on...

Greeks in Moscow Organize Free Public Greek Dance Classes in Gorky Park

A group called "The Association of Greeks in Moscow" has managed to turn historic Gorky Park in central Moscow into a huge dance floor...

Russian S-400 Missiles Arrive in Turkey (video)

First shipment of Russian S-400 missile defense system hardware to Ankara started on July 12, Turkey's National Defense Ministry said. "First batch of equipment of...

Turkey Prepares to Receive Russian S-400 Missiles

Preparations for the arrival of Russia’s S-400 air defense systems are proceeding on schedule, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on July 8, without...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Castigates Moscow Patriarchate Over Ukraine

The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I strongly criticized the Russian Patriarchate of Moscow on Tuesday regarding the issue of the independence of the...

Teodor Currentzis, The Greek Conductor Who Took Russia and Europe by Storm

Teodor Currentzis has been dubbed the "rebel of classical music," "the bad boy of classical music, and even a "hellraiser." These are all descriptions...