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Moscow denies planning multibillion credit to Greece
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.

April 18, 2015 17:48

European central banks urge ditching Greek assets, as default fears mount – media
Some European central banks have reportedly called on Greek bank subsidiaries operating in their jurisdiction to cut their exposure to Greek assets to avoid fallout should the country go into default.

17.04.2015 13:49

​ Journalists’ killings: Western media blind spot on what’s happening in Kiev
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.

17.04.2015 08:35

Greece will ‘compromise’ with creditors, but ‘not going to be compromised’
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.

16.04.2015 22:59

Sitting on the wrong side of history, Liberty's flame burns east
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.

15.04.2015 12:18

Greece isn’t preparing default - Tsipras dispels rumor
Greece isn’t planning a debt default, contrary to reports in the Financial Times, says Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

14.04.2015 07:29

No legal mechanism to exclude Greece from euro – EC
The European Commission (EC) isn’t considering the prospect of Greece leaving the eurozone, the EC has confirmed, commenting on the media reports that Athens could be excluded from the currency union.

10.04.2015 14:48

​‘Greece is independent state & wants good relations with any country’ – Greek minister
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.

09.04.2015 10:33

​Greece pays off €448mn in debt to IMF
Greece has so met the deadline and transferred €448 million to the International Monetary Fund calming fears Athens could soon leave the euro.

09.04.2015 08:48

‘Greek PM’s Moscow visit defies neocolonial EU approach’
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.

08.04.2015 23:49

Turkish Stream will make Greece Europe’s energy hub- Putin
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.

08.04.2015 15:28

Tsipras: Greece will seek to mend ties between Russia & EU through European institutions
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.

08.04.2015 14:00