Geopolitical Context of Russian and Turkish Ambitions and the Ecumenical Patriarchy

The Greek Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantinople. (Photo by Eurokinissi/Christos Bonis)

Moscow’s interest in Eastern Orthodoxy is an integral part of Russia’s geopolitical grand …

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  1. When the first modern Olympics bankrupted Greece,
    Greeks, like the Elitis and Seferis families, prefered to go to Turkey than Russia.
    The Russians were never interested in religion, they only wanted the straits.
    All their spiritual quietude results from nursing hangovers.

  2. Greeks have to appreciate that the Venetians and the Ottomans protected the straits from the Russians

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