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In Greece, a police officer prevented my colleagues to arrest the anarchist

The Greek police stopped to arrest the rioter who attacked police in Athens, said a trade Union for employees of the national guard and police. Information was confirmed by the Minister of public order Michalis Chrisochoidis.

On Thursday evening in the centre of Athens riots, about 200 people in hoods, hiding faces, pelted police with stones and Molotov cocktails, police responded with tear gas. Disorder erupted during a demonstration against the adoption of the law on the regulation of street meetings, they lasted about 15 minutes.

In Athens, riots took place because of the draft restrictions of the rallies

Riots took place in front of the Greek Parliament in Central Athens during the discussion of the bill on the limitation of meetings, reports of the Greek public television ERT.

It is noted that near Syntagma square a group of about 150 people began throwing Molotov cocktails, stones and bottles, police responded with tear gas. The riots continued for about 15 minutes.

In Greece propose to do in the house of Ataturk in Thessaloniki Museum of genocide

The situation around the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul is a matter of bilateral relations of Greece and Turkey, and Athens should give a harsh response that will realize in Ankara, said the representative for the print party of the parliamentary party of the "Greek solution" Thanassis Mylonas.

According to him, the position of the party is to turn the house-Museum of the founder of the Turkish state Kemal Ataturk in Thessaloniki, in the Museum of the genocide of the Pontic Greeks.

Russia's Ambassador and Deputy foreign Minister of Greece to discuss bilateral cooperation

First Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Greece Miltiadis Varvitsiotis met on Tuesday with Russian Ambassador to Athens Andrey Maslov and discussed with him issues of cooperation, said the Secretary's office.

Varvitsiotis informed the Russian Ambassador on the Greek presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (Committee of Ministers), and events planned for November in Athens in connection with the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the signing of the European Convention on human rights.

Ukrainians, stuck in Greece because of the COVID, will return home on Tuesday

A group of Ukrainian citizens, which was not allowed in Greece due to coronavirus infection, will return home in two flights on Tuesday evening, said the head of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine Dmitry Kuleba.

Previously, the Department of consular service of the MFA of Ukraine reported that a group of 17 Ukrainians were not allowed to Greece, stopping in Athens airport due to quarantine restrictions and the ban on the entry of Ukraine.

In Greece, the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 3486

In Greece in recent days revealed 28 new cases of infection with coronavirus, of which 13 are detected under the control for entering the country, reported Friday the national organization of public health.

The total number of infected since the beginning of the pandemic has increased to 3486 people, of which 799 (22.9 per cent) are considered to be associated with travel abroad, and 1922 (55,1%) with known HIV infections.

Arrived from Sweden tourist with coronavirus day walking through Athens

After the resumption from 1 July Charter flights to Greece arrived the tourists were made 3611 tests for coronavirus and 11 of air travelers revealed Covid-19, with one infected tourist from Sweden, the day was walking through Athens, according to Greek public television ERT.

Seven more cases of the coronavirus was diagnosed in the campers.

The Embassy told on export flight from Greece to Russia

Thursday, July 2, was held the fourth export the flight Athens-Moscow, this time it was carried out by "Aeroflot", reported the Russian Embassy in Greece.

Before that there were three export routes from Greece to Russia, they performed a Greek airline Aegean.

In Athens more than 400 voters voted on the amendments

As of 14.00 in Athens on the site for voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation voted 403 of the citizen of Russia, told reporters in the PEC.

"Voting is organized. Despite the hot weather, the flow of people wanting to vote does not dry out. Thus there is no crowding," - said in the Commission.

Joint activities of Russia and Greece because of the pandemic, deferred

Some Russian-Greek activities had to be postponed because of the pandemic coronavirus, now Moscow and Athens try to catch up, said the Ambassador of Russia to Greece Andrey Maslov reporters after the vote on the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation.

According to him, pending a series of events of the cross year of language and literature.

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