Two days after Greece’s election, and while all major media outlets were anxiously awaiting news about how the new left-wing government will tackle the country’s massive debt, Athens surprised everyone by taking a position on Ukraine.

In brief, the new Syriza government made clear its disappointment of the fact that Greece was not informed about a decision taken by the other member states concerning the possibility of imposing new EU sanctions against Russia.

Following such a position, int...

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