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1. Sweden to send troops to Latvia amid Hungary's NATO opposition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-to-send-troops-to-latvia-amid-hungary-s-nato-opposition

Sweden is poised to bolster its military presence in Latvia, signaling a significant step toward potential NATO membership despite ongoing resistance from Hungary....

2. Putin and Erdogan set to explore Russian-Turkish bank formation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-and-erdogan-set-to-explore-russian-turkish-bank-formation

Moscow and Ankara are set to discuss the establishment of a bank serving Russian and Turkish interests, among other topics, during the upcoming week, according to the Kremlin....

3. Russia's unrelenting missile barrage claims 26 lives in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-unrelenting-missile-barrage-claims-26-lives-in-ukraine

Russia initiated its most significant air attack on Ukraine, deploying an array of 158 drones and missiles that struck various cities, resulting in a devastating toll. ...

4. UK's Royal Navy boosts Ukraine's maritime strength

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-royal-navy-boosts-ukraine-s-maritime-strength

The Royal Navy is set to transfer two minehunter ships to Ukraine, a move aimed at enhancing the country's maritime capabilities in the wake of Russia's invasion....

5. Cyprus Confidential unveils scandalous financial ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confidential-unveils-scandalous-financial-ties

The ICIJ investigation reveals that PwC Cyprus collaborated with at least 12 Russians under Western sanctions, aiding in wealth transfer during Russia's annexation of Crimea and the Donbass war....

6. Kyiv hit by air attack, mayor urges shelter stay

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyiv-hit-by-air-attack-mayor-urges-shelter-stay

Explosions have been heard in Kyiv as the Ukrainian capital came under an air attack, its mayor has said....

7. Attack on Russian navy HQ in Crimea raises stakes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attack-on-russian-navy-hq-in-crimea-raises-stakes

Last Friday, an attack on the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Crimea was launched, reportedly following a request from U.S. and UK intelligence services, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry....

8. Ukraine's assault on Crimean shipyard wounds 24

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-s-assault-on-crimean-shipyard-wounds-24

A Ukrainian attack on a strategic shipyard early Wednesday in Russia-annexed Crimea wounded 24 people, damaged two ships undergoing repairs and caused a fire at the facility, Russian authorities reported....

9. Penn's ''Superpower'' documentary unveils Ukraine's struggle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-penn-s-superpower-documentary-unveils-ukraine-s-struggle

The trailer for "Superpower," a documentary co-directed by Sean Penn and Aaron Kaufman, has been unveiled, shedding light on the Ukraine war. ...

10. Escalating tensions as Ukrainian drones inflict damage on Russian airbase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/escalating-tensions-as-ukrainian-drones-inflict-damage-on-russian-airbase

Ukraine sent waves of drones deep into western Russia in more than four hours of nighttime attacks that struck military assets, Russian officials and media reports said Wednesday. ...

11. Poland's big parade shows readiness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-s-big-parade-shows-readiness

Poland held its largest military parade in decades on Tuesday, in a flex of defensive muscle that comes as tensions rise on the border between the NATO nation and key Russian ally Belarus....

12. MI6 chief urges Russians to share info

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mi6-chief-urges-russians-to-share-info

The head of the British Secret Service MI6, Richard Moore, urged Russians who are against the war to "share" information or documents they possess with the British secret services, to bring the war to a faster end....

13. The common dilemma of Zelenskyy and Makarios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-common-dilemma-of-zelenskyy-and-makarios

How and when will the war in Ukraine end? Concerning the “how,” there is relative unanimity among Western politicians and analysts. Ukraine will either join NATO or secure an explicit commitment that the Alliance will henceforth protect its borders. ...

14. British military intelligence reveals Russian navy's use of combat dolphins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-military-intelligence-reveals-russian-navy-s-use-of-combat-dolphins

British military spies on Friday said Russia appears to be training combat dolphins in the annexed Crimean peninsula to counter Ukrainian forces....

15. Cyprus in, Zelensky out at Eurovision final

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lambrou-in-ukraine-s-zelensky-out-at-eurovision-final

Cyprus is progressing to the Eurovision final on Saturday with Break a Broken Heart, along with Heart of Steal by Ukraine whose president’s request to address the audience during the event has been rejected...

16. Russia-Ukraine conference bogged down over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prague-conference-on-russia-bogged-down-over-cyprus

Another odd exchange about Cyprus with references to age and sexism ended up crashing an international conference on Russia and Ukraine on Monday in Prague, where Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou took exception to her Turkish counterpart’s response after he took issue with her Turkish-Russian invasion analogy...

17. Two Cypriots sanctioned by UK over links to Russian oligarchs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/two-cypriots-sanctioned-by-uk-over-links-to-russian-oligarchs

The British government has added two Cypriots to its sanctions list due to their professional connections with Russian oligarchs Roman Abramovich and Aliyev Ushmanov. ...

18. Passports of Russian officials confiscated to prevent overseas escape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passports-of-russian-officials-confiscated-to-prevent-overseas-escape

A Soviet-style practice is being resorted to by Russia's security services, confiscating the passports of senior officials and executives of state-owned companies to prevent travel abroad, as "paranoia about leaks and defections spreads in Vladimir Putin's regime," reports the Financial Times....

19. Russian fighter jet collides with US drone over Black Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-fighter-jet-collides-with-us-drone-over-black-sea

A Russian fighter jet hit the propeller of a U.S. MQ-9 Reaper drone over the Black Sea on Tuesday, according to the U.S. European Command....

20. MEPs vote not to accept passports issued by Russia in occupied areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meps-vote-not-to-accept-passports-issued-by-russia-in-occupied-areas

The European Parliament has endorsed a decision not to accept passports and other travel documents issued by Russia in illegally-occupied regions of Ukraine and Georgia....

21. Kyiv: 80% of households have no access to running water

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyiv-80-of-households-have-no-access-to-running-water

According to Vitaly Klitschko, the mayor of Kyiv, new Russian missile strikes have cut off the water supply to 80% of residents and electricity to 350,000 households....

22. Crimea platform ‘Cyprioted’ during odd exchange

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crimea-platform-gets-‘cyprioted-during-odd-exchange

An odd exchange took place on Tuesday during a parliamentary summit on Crimea, when Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou took issue with a point of order raised by a Turkish delegation member who criticized invasion references to the Cyprus Problem...

23. Travel documents issued by Russian occupied territories not accepted by EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travel-documents-issued-by-russian-occupied-territories-not-accepted-by-eu

The Members of the European Parliament will no longer accept travel documents that authorities in Russia issue in the territories that have been illegally occupied in Ukraine as well as Georgia, the European Parliament confirmed through a statement....

24. Putin signs ‘accession treaties’ at Kremlin in defiance of international law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-signs-‘accession-treaties-at-kremlin-in-defiance-of-international-law

Vladimir Putin has signed “accession treaties” formalizing Russia’s illegal annexation of four occupied regions in Ukraine, marking the largest forcible takeover of territory in Europe since the second world war....

25. 20 years in prison for former Cypriot oligarch Oleg Deripaska

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/20-years-in-prison-for-former-cypriot-oligarch-oleg-deripaska

Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, who received a Cypriot passport in 2018 and had his Cypriot citizenship revoked in April 2022, faces a charge of conspiracy to violate and evade US sanctions with a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison....

26. The Russian plan to annex occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-russian-plan-to-annex-occupied-territories

It now holds about 60% of Donetsk and had captured nearly all of Luhansk by July after slow advances during months of intense fighting. But those gains are now under threat after Russian forces were driven from neighbouring Kharkiv province this month,...

27. Erdogan insists Greece’s S-300 locked on Turkish plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-insists-greece-s-s-300-locked-on-turkish-plane

The theory that Greece’s Cypriot-bought Russian-made S-300 could be heading for Ukraine got some attention this week, after Ankara insisted that Athens used the previously-forgotten missile system to lock on a Turkish plane over the weekend, a claim Greek officials deny...

28. Penalizing Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-penalizing-russia

The parallels between the Baltic countries' strategy towards Russia and the Cyprus strategy, so to speak, towards Turkey, seem easy (and are an official line of the Cypriot Foreign Ministry, which has instructed its diplomats to link the ongoing Russian invasion with the Turkish invasion)....

29. Macron, Scholz, Draghi in Kyiv on historic visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-scholz-draghi-in-kyiv-on-historic-visit

French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi arrived in Kyiv Thursday morning, visiting the Ukrainian capital for the first time since the beginning of Russia’s invasion in a historic joint trip....

30. Turkey buying stolen Ukrainian grain from Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-buying-stolen-ukrainian-grain-from-russia

Kyiv's ambassador to Ankara said on Friday Turkey is among the countries that is buying grain that Russia stole from Ukraine....

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