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Natural Gas: Turkey, Russian sign Turkish Stream agreement

Turkey and Russia signed an intergovernmental agreement for the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline project in Istanbul on Monday. Energy Minister Berat Albayrak and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak signed the agreement following a meeting between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, which continued for 140 minutes …

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Greece and Russia sign Memorandum on Turkish Stream pipeline

All good on the Eastern Front. Greece and Russia signed a memorandum of cooperation on the Turkish Stream gas pipeline, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is going to meet President Vladimir Putin in the afternoon. The Greek delegation officially attends the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum. Friday morning, Russia and Greece …

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MEP Lagos penalized for tearing up Turkish flag during EP debate

The European Parliament penalized Greek MEP and former member of the far-right Golden Dawn party, Giannis Lagos for tearing up a paper copy of the Turkish flag during a debate in the EP last month. For using insulting language and tearing apart a national symbol, Lagos will lose seven days …

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US State Dept: “TurkStream undermines the European energy security”

The US State Department expressed its strong opposition to the Turkish-Russian TurkStream gas pipeline saying that together with the Nord Stream 2 they undermine the European energy security and serves only the Russian interests. “The United States continue to oppose the Nord Stream 2 and the second line of TurkStream,” …

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Turkish state TV crew detained in Northern Greece

A crew of Turkish state TRT broadcaster was briefly detained in the city of Alexandroupolis, Northern Greece, late Saturday. A cameraman, a reporter and a transportation officer were detained and held in a police station for three hours before they were released. The group had some test shootings in the …

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Turkish hackers attack website of Greece’s Athens News Agency

The website of Greece’s Athens News Agency was hacked at 11 o’ clock Monday night. An uploaded message  in Turkish and English has the content on the home page of the Greek state news agency disappear. The message had a clear reference to the eight Turkish soldiers who fled to …

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UPD Turkish policeman guns down Russian ambassador shot in Ankara – Shooting VIDEO

Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov was shot in Turkish capital Ankara short after 6 o’ clock Monday afternoon. He was delivering a speech at an exhibition “Russia through Turkish eyes”, when a man started to fire wildly. Ambassador Karlov was seriously wounded. He was first treated on the spot, it is …

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Russia is ready to expand gas cooperation with Greece

Russia is keen to supply energy to Greece and is ready to expand cooperation in the gas sector with the country, Executive Director of the Skolkovo Energy Center Vyacheslav Mischenko told reporters at an energy conference in Athens. He emphasized that “Russia is ready to expand cooperation with Greece in …

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Turkey and Russia to launch first Nuclear Power Plant in Akkuyu

Russia and Turkey plan to launch the first reactor at Turkey’s Akkuyu nuclear power plant in 2023, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday. Speaking alongside Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, Putin said the Russian state nuclear agency Rosatom would begin work at the Akkuyu site in the near future. Putin …

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“I had agreed with Russia to give cash that would help with Grexit,” claims ex Syriza Minister

Panagiotis Lafazanis, energy minister in the first SYRIZA government, claimed he had agreed with Moscow in 2015 that Russia would make a down-payment for a gas pipeline so that the money could be used to finance rexit if the country would decide to leave the euro zone. Lafazanis told Vima …

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Gazprom ready to consider TAP as alternative for supplies to Europe

Russia’s Gazprom is ready to consider the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), designed to transport natural gas from Azerbaijan to the EU countries, as an option for gas supplies to Europe, Kommersant newspaper reported referring to its sources. Gazprom is now leaning towards the Poseidon gas pipeline as the main option for …

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Gazprom CEO in Athens for talks with PM Tsipras, Energy Minister Lafazanis

Alexei Miller, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Management Committee of Russian energy company Gazprom will be in Athens tomorrow, Tuesday to talks with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Energy Minister  Panagiotis Lafazanis. Miller, Tsipras and Lafazanis will discuss “current energy issues of interest,” Greek …

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President Putin invites PM Tsipras to Moscow to celebrate Nazi troops capitulation to Red Army, May 9

That was a good one! While Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis was holding a meeting and a press conference with his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble, Vladimir Putin moved to play a prank with Berlin. He called Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and invited him to Moscow. State NERIT Tv reported …

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