Greek PM Alexis Tsipras pictured at G8 demonstration in 2001

Have you ever wondered why Tsipras is so close to Russia?

 

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Images of Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras taking part in a demonstration at the G8 summit in Italy in 2001 have emerged.

Mr Tsipras was reportedly among a group of 1,000 Greek radicals who travelled to Italy with the aim of disrupting the G8 meeting in Genoa in 2001.