Russian meddling in Greece divides traditional Orthodox allies | DW | 03.08.2018

Russian meddling in Greece divides traditional Orthodox allies | DW | 03.08.2018

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Florian Schmitz

As Orthodox Christian nations on the frontiers Europe, Russia and Greece have long enjoyed close ties. The recent name dispute with Macedonia, however, has led to a falling out between the two countries.

Political realities aside, the positive image of Russia in Greece continues to endure. Recent polls show that Putin’s standing is high among Greeks. That is because people in the country are not fully aware of Russia’s human rights abuses, or how its foreign policy negatively impacts the Greek economy, Tzimas said

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As Orthodox Christian nations on the frontiers Europe, Russia and Greece have long enjoyed close ties. The recent name dispute with Macedonia, however, has led to a falling out between the two countries.

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