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MSC Cruises picks Piraeus for homeporting from 2021

Leading cruise operator MSC Cruises announced on Wednesday in Athens a first for the Swiss-based operator: the launch of a new route across the Aegean and the East Mediterranean that will have Piraeus as its homeport, ekathimerini reports.

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Russian destroyer docks in Piraeus

One of the "prides" of the Russian North Sea Fleet has anchored In Piraeus today .

Russia's destroyer "Vice Admiral Kulakov" will remain in Piraeus until January 17. The reception of the Russian ship will be attended by the Russian Ambassador to Greece, Andrei Maslov, who met with Foreign Minister Nikolas Dendias.

The continued presence of Russian Navy ships in the Mediterranean aims, inter alia, to safeguard the national interests of the Russian Federation, to support the operations of the Russian Armed Forces against international terrorist organizations, and to develop cooperation with friendly countries, according to the Russian Navy.

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History: The destruction of Piraeus by Allied bombers, 11 Jan. 1944

76 years ago, on January 11, 1944, Piraeus, the largest port in the country and seaport of Athens, was heavily bombed by Allied air force, in the morning / noon by Americans and at night by the British, resulting in severe casualties. and the death of hundreds of its innocent inhabitants.

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