They also violated the Maastricht treatys limits on deficit spending, a Treaty the signed.
They were corrupt and as they grew their public sector and marginalized their private sector they borrrowed to make up for their budget shortfalls disdistributing worthless bonds throughout European banks.
The Russians ( or anyone else ) would be fools to loan that Government a dime, especially now.
The one Nation ( Germany ) that tried to help them was accused of 70 year old war crimes by the new Greek PM.
Because they concentrated on growing their Public Sector at the expense of their private sector for so long they have a long hard road ahead of them and its 100 percent their fault.