MOSCOW – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrived in Moscow on the evening of December 6 for talks the next day with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Premier Dmitry Medvedev aimed at boosting relations and ensuring a Greek role in a Russian gas pipeline to Europe.

“The Greek Prime Minister is coming to Moscow in the hope of building bridges and gas pipelines,” Chris Weafer, a senior partner at Macro-Advisory in Moscow, told New Europe.

Traditional allies, Athens and Moscow are repor...


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