University of the Peloponnese

Preventative treatment recommended after meningitis outbreak in university

Health authorities announced that preventative treatment will be offered to the close contacts of three students who were diagnosed with meningococcal disease after a third case was recorded in less than three months in the University of the Peloponnese, western Greece, on Wednesday.

Plan to honor Putin postponed

The University of the Peloponnese has postponed plans to award Russian President Vladimir Putin an honorary doctorate next week, Kathimerini has learnt.

Sources said the ceremony, which had been planned to take place in Kalamata next Thursday, was postponed because Putin could not attend the event.

Peloponnese University set to postpone plans to honor Putin

The University of the Peloponnese is set to postpone plans to award Russian President an honorary doctorate, Kathimerini has learnt.

Sources said that university officials will propose the postponement of the ceremony, which had been planned to take place in Kalamata next Thursday because Putin cannot attend the event.

Greek university to award honorary doctorate to Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin is to be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of the Peloponnese in southern Greece.

The ceremony is due to take place next Thursday, February 22, but Putin will not attend in person.

The Russian ambassador to Greece, Andrei Maslov, will represent Putin at the ceremony and deliver a speech on Greek-Russian ties.