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Ukraine-Russia war: Greek government and public don’t see eye to eye

By France24
30 April 2022   |   10:12 am
The Greek government condemns Vladimir Putin's attack on Ukraine — but the Greek people are divided where Moscow is concerned. Leftists revel in Soviet nostalgia, while conservatives embrace the shared Orthodox faith.

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