Two years after Russian invasion, Greece struggles with ‘Ukraine fatigue’

People take part in a pro-Ukrainian demonstration, during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, on February 18, 2023. [Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters]

On a bleak anniversary for Europe, the day that marks two years since the Russian invasion on Ukrainian soil, crowds of Greek supporters of Ukraine's fight for freedom gathered in the city centers of Athens and Thessaloniki, expressing their continuous support and solidarity for the Ukrainian cause.

"We are proud to stand with today's demonstrations - somebody has to," Nicos Rompapas, the Executive Director of the Center for Liberal Studies (KEFiM) which supports the solidarity marches, tells Kathimerini English Edition. "For our organization and for me personally, the battle that Ukraine is fighting is a classic example of a country defending its national independence and freedom in the face of an unprovoked invasion" he says, before adding: "What is more, the invader is one of the greatest enemies of liberal democracy and a destabilizing force for the world, including for...

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