``"There are around 3.5m kilos of peaches currently rotting in trucks and at the height of the summer another 3.5m kilos have yet to be harvested," said Apostolos Keranis head of the federation of Greek truckers. "We're talking about huge, huge damage."... The embargo has put the fragile coalition of prime minister Antonis Samaras on the defensive, with the government conducting behind-the-scenes diplomatic talks in a bid to come to a compromise with the Kremlin while appearing not to step out of line with its EU allies.''

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