Russia denies meddling

Three days after former Greek foreign minister Nikos Kotzias suggested that emails presented in Parliament by ex-defense minister Panos Kammenos as evidence that the former had favored a specific firm in a tender for issuing visas could have been hacked by the Russian secret services, the Russian Embassy in Athens Monday denied any meddling in Greece's domestic affairs.

The real problem

The public dustup between former defense minister Panos Kammenos and ex-foreign minister Nikos Kotzias can easily be dismissed as a clash of personalities. But the real problem at the root of it is the man who cobbled together a government of officials with completely different political backgrounds and opposing agendas.