Tsipras hopes for 'spring' with Russia but brighter days not certain

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Russia, SYRIZA
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he hopes for “spring” in relations between Greece and Russia, which he his due to visit on April 8, rather than the “Siberian winter” that currently exists between Moscow and the European Union.

However, there are questions about how well Athens has planned its moves to achieve this target and whether it has thoroughly weighed up the consequences of such an opening towards Russia.

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