Some analysts say that if Putin had launched his blackmail once the very cold weather had set in, panicked European consumers would very likely pressure their leaders to back down.
The prevalent, pessimistic scenarios project that the energy and inflation crises will get worse, that the Russo-Ukrainian war will be protracted, and that Putin is prepared and ready to use nuclear weapons.
Erdogan believes that he can achieve his ambitions by blackmailing NATO, invading Syria, threatening Greece, and sending drill ships to the Mediterranean, but he is making a serious mistake.
In this fluid political terrain, it is important for Greece to maintain clear judgment and calm and make strategic choices, monitoring changes without compromising its values.
The lessons gleaned from the pandemic will be a valuable guide for the new German chancellor in bolstering the health system, restoring the role of the state, and revising the content of work.
At a time when a series of issues remain open, Greece and Russia have a certain osmosis that will continue with cooperation and communication.
Putin and Mitsotakis are to adopt a 2022-2024 joint action plan which, according to Greek government sources, will determine the basic axes of bilateral cooperation over the coming years.
Biden has made no secret of his consternation with Erdogan on a range of issues from his purchase of the S-400 Russian missile systems in defiance of the US to Ankara’s role in Libya, and its hostile and expansionary policy in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Erdogan can do anything in the darkness that surrounds him but that is also his Achilles’ heel – the prospect of being destroyed by his megalomaniacal nature and abuse of the tools he believes he has at his disposal.
From that perspective, Germany has an historic obligation to lead Europe to abandon the role of passive observer as regards Syria and make it an active player.
Syria and its populations are paying a huge price for the cynical power plays of major countries.
Ο πρόεδρος της Ρωσίας επέλεξε για την τέταρτη θητεία του μια επιβλητική λιμουζίνα αμιγώς ρωσικής κατασκευής.
Greek government sources said that beyond references to Greek-Russian relations, Tsipras had occasion to broach the situation in the eastern Mediterranean, with continual Turkish threats against the Republic of Cyprus.Upd: 22 Μαρτίου 2018, 20:07
A lengthy expose about former Trump national security team member George Papadopoulos in the Washington Post, details how he 30-year old Greek-American used his perceived position to have the doors of power swing right open, from defense minister Panos Kammenos to President Pavlopoulos and prominent businessmen.Upd: 12 Δεκεμβρίου 2017, 01:44
Seth Abramson, an American professor of English, lawyer and journalist who has become a commentator on Trump-Russia, in an extended tweet, has alleged that Russian President Vladimir Putin met with ex-Trump advisor George Papadopoulos in Athens, on 27 May.Upd: 7 Νοεμβρίου 2017, 18:12
Seth Abramson, an assistant professor of English at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester and journalist who has become a commentator on the Trump-Russia affair, maintained in a tweet that Greek-American George Papadopoulos had a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Athens on May 27.Upd: 7 Νοεμβρίου 2017, 14:47