With relations between Athens and Moscow severely strained over the invasion of Ukraine, the Russian ambassador to Greece, Andrey Maslov, insisted Thursday that he is in no doubt that Greek-Russian relations will be restored.
An ambitious project to connect Greece and the Middle East, and possibly East Asia, with the installation of a large data transmission cable was discussed during Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ visit last week to Saudi Arabia.
Recent developments in the United States, the expansion of Jewish settlements in the West Bank, and the recent agreements between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to normalize relations, have pushed the prospect of a Palestinian state further away.
Bernard-Henri Levy has been one of the most prominent figures of the French intelligentsia for a good four decades. He was at the forefront of the Nouveaux Philosophes (New Philosophers) movement that broke from its communist roots and sought to deconstruct Marxism.
Kathimerini met with Vladimir Yakunin, a doctor of political science and chairman of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute, in October at the Rhodes Forum, which has been taking place annually since 2002 under his leadership. On the occasion of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s visit to Moscow, Kathimerini caught up with Yakunin again for an overview of Greek-Russia ties and their prospects.
As the chief representative of his country in Brussels for the last 12 years, Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov has firsthand experience in the ups and downs of relations between the Russian Federation and the European Union.