As Greece continues to suffer under the weight of heavy debt, the CCP has swooped in to save the day. As part of the “One Belt, One Road” initiative, Chinese companies have invested in Greek ports, telecom, and energy. China is snapping up European harbor infrastructure, making European leaders increasingly nervous about growing Chinese influence in Europe.
Ukrainians are paying tribute to the soldiers who died fighting against Russian-led forces in the battle for the Donetsk airport. More than 100 Ukrainian troops were killed during the 242-days of fighting.