1818 – Putin will visit Athos on the 28th of May 2016

putin ouraThe President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has arranged to visit Athens and the St. Panteleimon Monastery at Mount Athos on the 27th and 28th of May respectively.

The spokesperson for the Greek government Olga Gerovasili commented that the visit is an “extremely important event” and a great opportunity to further enhance the economic and energy relations between Greece and Russia.

Reports suggest that security at the monastery will be high, with Russian officials having already arrived and making preparations for President Putin’s visit. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow will also be present at Mounth Athos during the Presidential visit.

Source: Tovima.gr

Foto: waitress Maria in  the Isalos bar in Ouranoupolis is showing a portrait of Putin (Okt. 2011)

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1 Response to 1818 – Putin will visit Athos on the 28th of May 2016

  1. Vasílis says:

    It is even said that no other pilgrims will be accepted in I.M. Panteleïmonos from now on.

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