Russia denied media reports that it is going to give Greece a loan of up to $5 billion as advance payment for future transit profits from a future gas pipeline. The sum was mooted by the German magazine Spiegel.
The recent killings in Ukraine are reported in Western media in a completely distorted way says investigative journalist Tony Gosling. It’s a dangerous situation that may provoke further killings and less reporting of certain points of view, he told RT.
Greece is determined to stay in the eurozone, but signing an existing deal with its creditors won’t help to solve problems, said the country’s finance minister. Athens owes the IMF some €1bn by next month, and skipping a payment would be unprecedented.
No longer a beacon of freedom and democracy, the United States has fallen from its pedestal. As America has devolved into a violent and oppressive police state, new powers are rising to challenge this toxic world order: Iran and Russia.
Some Europeans have forgotten Greece is an independent state, which may seek good relations with other countries, said George Katrougalos, Greece's Minister for Administrative Reforms, commenting on criticism within the EU of PM Tsipras’ visit to Moscow.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ visit to Moscow has turned a new leaf in Russian-Greek relations, in defiance of the EU’s neocolonial approach towards Greece, local commentators say. The PM never intended to ask for cash, focusing on improving ties.
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras said he is hopeful Greece will play a big role in the Turkish Stream pipeline project, making it a hub between Turkey and the European gas market, after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday.
Greece will use its presence in various European institutions to promote dialogue between Russia and EU countries, Greek PM Alexis Tsipras said after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.