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Putin: Russia should build itself up, not isolate itself

President Vladimir Putin, who is on a two-day visit to Crimea on Thursday, said Russians needed to mobilize for the benefit of their country but not for conflict with outside world.
August 14, 2014

The wrong foreign policy stance

SYRIZA says so what if Russian President Vladimir Putin has turned Crimea into that region’s breakaway northern Cyprus? In a recent announcement, the leftist opposition party called on the government to press for a lifting of sanctions against Russia.
Paschos Mandravelis: August 13, 2014

Turkish markets jittery over Erdogan presidency

With the election of Recep Tayyip Erdogan as Turkey's president, speculation is growing over the future of key economic ministers and the head of the central bank.
August 13, 2014

Turkish exporters see profit from Russian ban on Western foods

Turkish companies are enjoying a rise in orders from Russia as their government eyes a lucrative long-term opportunity from Moscow's ban on imported Western foods.
World Bulletin: August 13, 2014

Ukraine to deny access to Russian aid convoy

Ukraine says it will not allow the convoy of 280 trucks carrying humanitarian aid from Russia to enter the country.
August 12, 2014

Greek European Parliament members demand EU cancel economic sanctions against Russia

Members of the European Parliament with the Communist Party of Greece on Sunday demanded that the European Union cancel economic sanctions against Russia that triggered Russia’s response ban on imports of farming products from the European Union.
Famagusta Gazette: August 11, 2014

Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins Turkish presidential election

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won his country's first direct presidential election.
BBC: August 11, 2014

Farmers anxious as Russian food embargo looms

As government officials prepare for the fallout of a Russian embargo on food imports from the European Union, with talks scheduled to take place in Moscow on Monday
eKathimerini: August 10, 2014

Turkey votes in landmark presidential election

Voting is under way across Turkey for the country's first ever presidential election put to a popular vote.
August 10, 2014

Foreign Ministry to hold meeting on Greek exports to Russia

Following Russia's response measures to a series of sanctions from the European Union, the Greek Foreign Ministry on Thursday will hold a meeting headed by the ministry's Secretary General
August 8, 2014