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THESSALONIKI, Greece | Russians expelled over cash-for-protests allegation

THESSALONIKI, Greece — Greece has moved to expel two Russian diplomats accused of supplying funds to protest groups opposing a deal that would end Greece’s longstanding name dispute with neighboring Macedonia, a Greek official said Thursday. The expulsions were confirmed the day after NATO formally invited Macedonia to join the western military alliance pending the … Continue reading THESSALONIKI, Greece | Russians expelled over cash-for-protests allegation

THESSALONIKI | Russia makes new request to Greece for cybercrime suspect

THESSALONIKI, Greece — Russian authorities have sent a new extradition request to Greece for a Russian cybercrime suspect also sought on criminal charges by the U.S. and France. Alexander Vinnik, 38, a former bitcoin platform operator, was informed of the new Russian request by Thessaloniki court officials Wednesday, and is not contesting it. Russia initially … Continue reading THESSALONIKI | Russia makes new request to Greece for cybercrime suspect