Get the latest news from RT on Greece and its capital and largest city, Athens, including breaking news, sports, weather, and travel. Greece is a Mediterranean country located in southern Europe. Greece’s ancient heritage attracts tourists from all over the world. Find articles and news on the history, geography, and culture of Greece. It is a member of the UN, EU, WTO, etc. Don’t miss news and updates on politics in Greece, its relations with other EU members, and states beyond the organization. Greece has been struggling with an economic crisis, which often causes protests. As Greece is in a government debt crisis, some Eurosceptics came up with the hypothetical scenario of a Greek withdrawal from the EU, calling it ‘Grexit.’ Some even accused the current prime minister of Greece and the leader of the SYRIZA party, Alexis Tsipras, to support that idea, though he rejected it. Follow RT for breaking news and updates on the Greek economy, market, debt, and actions taken by Alexis Tsipras. Former Greek Minister of Finance Yanis Varoufakis attempted to negotiate with creditors, but failed to reach an agreement with them, which led to the Greek bailout referendum in 2015, and the resignation of Yanis Varoufakis. Read news and reports on Yanis Varoufakis and his vote against the third bailout package. Don’t forget to check out authors’ opinions on news and current events taking place in Greece.