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  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Greece-Russia spat intensifies but Athens hopes worst is over

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    Athens sought to ease tensions with Moscow on Thursday following an official confirmation by the Russia’s Ambassador to Greece Andrey Maslov that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has cancelled plans to visit this autumn following the recent expulsion of Russian diplomats by the Greek government.

  • Photo by Alexandros Vlahos ANA/Fosphotos Athens unmoved as relations with Russia become chillier

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    Bilateral relations between the Greek government and Russia's President Vladimir Putin appear to be on the wane. This comes just a couple of years after SYRIZA tried to court Moscow while it was involved in tense negotiations with its European partners.

  • Photo by Alexandros Vlahos ANA/Fosphotos Poll reaffirms positive view of Putin among Greeks


    The Public Opinion Research Department of the University of Macedonia has released the results of a survey which show that Greeks have a generally favourable view of Russia and its leader.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Lavrov visit yields little for Athens, which denies Iranian bank veto

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    Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's visit to Athens this week did not produce any concrete results even though the Greek government had been expecting at least a positive sign with regards to the prospects of a bilateral cooperation in the energy sector.

  • Photo by Vicente Villamón via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/6MoX4Y Athens watches Turkey-Russia rapprochement with interest

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    Athens has been closely monitoring Turkey’s attempt to mend fences with Moscow, a process that was highlighted by the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Russia on Tuesday.

  • Photo by neiljs via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/5ZHNPu Tsipras heads for Russia with specific aims, including halting speculation

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    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is preparing for his two-day visit to Moscow, which begins on Wednesday and is essentially his first foreign policy challenge, especially after the noise generated by Greece’s allies and partners following the announcement of the trip.

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