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No Russian Holidaymakers in Greece and Bulgaria This Summer

Russian tourists, it seems, will be avoiding beaches in Greece and Bulgaria this year. Our take is that the epidemiological situation surely cannot be the excuse and that the Kremlin has decided which countries to reward with tourists and which to punish.

NATO at the center of Turkey’s security, says defense minister

Turkey is putting NATO at the center of its security while sharing all of its values and burden, the Turkish defense minister has said just a few days before the NATO leaders' summit, recalling that the Turkish army ranks atop in terms of force contribution to the alliance's missions.

Turkish Cyprus should be recognized as independent state: CHP leader

The main opposition leader has stressed that Turkish Cyprus should be recognized as an independent and respected state in the world on a visit to the island after the election of Ersin Tatar as the president of the Turkish Cypriots.

US to Sanctions Individuals Destabilising Western Balkans

US President Joe Biden signed an executive order on June 8 that foresees additional sanctions that target individuals who threaten the peace and security or are engaged in serious human rights abuse in the Western Balkans, the White House announced.

To Vima Exclusive: US Congressional Act backs Greek purchase of F-35 fighter planes, frigates

By Angelos Athanasopoulos

In a move, charged with weighty geopolitical significance that can lead to a further strategic upgrade of Greece in US geostrategic planning, Democratic Senator and Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations Bob Menendez today tabled an Act designed to further bolster US-Greece military cooperation.

Tender worth 200 million euros for energy storage units

The Minister of Environment and Energy, Costas Skrekas, announced a tender for energy storage units with a capacity of 700 MW and a budget of 200 million euros, speaking yesterday afternoon at the Greek investment forum in New York.

Serbia’s Nikola Jokic Wins Top US Basketball Award

The 26-year old Serbian international Nikola Jokic on Tuesday was given the coveted Most Valuable Player, MVP, award by the US National Basketball Association league, the world's premier men's basketball league.

Price hikes of up to 17% on supermarket shelves

Family budgets are burning and from the threat of a generalized wave of price increases that is beginning to be felt in the Greek market.

A bill to attract investments is in the pipeline

Within the next few days, the bill is expected to simplify the procedures in the investment environment, said among others the Deputy Minister of Development and Investment, Nikos Papathanasis, speaking at the 5th Hellenic-German Economic Forum, entitled "Growth Vision-Flagship Investments".

The forum is organized online by the Hellenic-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

How to Prepare for Vacation in Bulgaria?

Have you planned a trip to Bulgaria in the near future? If so, there is no time like now to start preparing. This is especially true for first-time visitors. Being fully prepared will ensure you and your companions have the best vacation experience of all time. In 2019, Bulgarian statisticians reported a population of 6.98 million, following Romania (19.4 million) and Hungary (9.8 million).