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04 December, 2022
 

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1. Cypriot MEP gets terrorist sticker after Russia vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-gets-terrorist-sticker-after-russia-vote

Terrorist stickers slapped on doors outside the offices of EU lawmakers who voted against declaring Russia a 'state sponsor of terrorism' prompted Cypriot MEP Niyazi Kizilyurek, who was among those targeted, to argue on Twitter that punishing an entire nation could only escalate the crisis...

2. Archbishopric hopefuls turn attention to foreign voters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishopric-hopefuls-turn-attention-to-foreign-voters

A growing number of reports on the archbishopric election in Cyprus, a high stakes political affair set to take place next month, suggest foreign voters are a big unknown as six contenders navigate a deeply divided society where influences from East and West are being renegotiated...

3. US-Cyprus army cooperation bill heads to the House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-army-cooperation-bill-heads-to-the-house

A bill that paves the way for further military cooperation between Cyprus and the Unites States reached the House this week, following months of media hype about the island’s intent to help Ukraine with Russian-made missiles, but the specific agreement explicitly excludes weapons systems...

4. NATO response convoluted in missile aftermath

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-response-convoluted-in-missile-aftermath

Puzzled world leaders breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday after it was revealed that Ukrainian forces, not Russian, had fired missiles into Poland, but the incident had already disrupted G20 diplomacy meetings in Bali and further revealed hidden divisions within NATO...

5. Cyprus ‘greatly concerned’ after missiles hit Poland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-‘greatly-concerned-after-missiles-hit-poland

Cyprus says it is following a deadly missile attack in Poland 'with great concern' after an explosion at a grain facility near the Ukrainian border killed two people, with Moscow flatly denying any involvement and Washington suggesting Russia was likely not an actor in the attack...

6. 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...

7. German tanks arrive in Greece in swap deal for Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-tanks-arrive-in-greece-in-swap-deal-for-ukraine

Greece received the first six German tanks over the weekend in what has been reported as a swap deal between the two countries to assist Ukraine, fueling further rumors that a similar arrangement was in the works in Nicosia...

8. Arming Ukraine rumors intensify in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arming-ukraine-rumors-intensify-in-cyprus

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has clarified that his country will not send weapons directly to Ukraine, but the commander-in-chief did not rule out a swap through a third country that was willing to replace Russian-made systems with modern armaments...

9. Cyprus seen as ‘special window’ to arming Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-seen-as-‘special-window-to-arming-ukraine

Rumors continue to grow regarding Cyprus potentially supplying Russian-made weapons to Ukraine, with The New York Times this week suggesting Nicosia has been actively discussing better replacements from Washington in recent meetings where Kiev also came up as a topic of discussion...

10. US lifts embargo on Cyprus but with Russian caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-embargo-on-cyprus-but-with-russian-caveat

Washington says it will go all the way in lifting an arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus starting next month, but defense trade restrictions could be reapplied at any time if Nicosia fails to implement certain steps against Russia...

11. UN investigators tasked with digging out Izyum facts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-investigators-tasked-with-digging-out-izyum-facts

UN investigators in Ukraine have been asked to investigate burials in a forest in Izyum where Kiev officials pointed to evidence of Russian war crimes, with Moscow accusing Ukrainian authorities of pushing a false narrative about soldiers who were killed in action and left behind...

12. 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...

13. US ambassador makes case for unity against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-makes-case-for-unity-against-russia

The American ambassador in Nicosia praised the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend for endorsing sanctions against Russia, saying broad support for Ukraine shows unity among allies, but a proposed visa ban on Russians still remains a controversial issue as EU foreign ministers meet this week...

14. Woman with knife in Cyprus arrested at pro-Russia event

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/knife-wielding-woman-arrested-on-russia-flag-day-in-cyprus

A woman in Larnaca has been arrested in connection with a knife incident during an event for Russian National Flag Day in the southern Cypriot town...

15. Russian embassy weighs in on knife assault in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-embassy-weighs-in-on-knife-assault-in-cyprus

The Russian embassy in Nicosia is calling for a 'thorough and objective' investigation into a knife assault in Larnaca, hoping a fair punishment would act as a deterrent in Cyprus after a Ukrainian female was caught on video threatening people at a pro-Russia event...

16. Cyprus goes light on Israel's Iron Dome

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-goes-light-on-israel-s-iron-dome

Foreign media are tracking a story on the Cypriot government’s aspirations to obtain Iron Dome, Israel’s field-tested defense system, but news and sources piling up over the weekend suggest the island’s neighbor warming up to Turkey and the war in Ukraine could tell a more complicated story...

17. Russian ‘memorial collage’ in Limassol still vague

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-‘memorial-collage-in-limassol-still-vague

Reuters has picked up a story in Cyprus where a 'memorial collage' posted in public view in Limassol depicted nine Russian antiwar activists, with Cypriot police saying none of them wished to give a deposition except the person who filed the original complaint in late July...

18. Cyprus’ church wars over Ukraine quiet down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-church-wars-over-ukraine-quiet-down

Cyprus' Tamasos metropolitan bishop Isaiah, a top contender for the archbishopric throne who fell out of favor with Archbishop Chrysostomos, traveled to Istanbul this week with the primate’s blessing, a possible signal that the island’s ugly church split over Ukraine was drawing to a quiet close ahead of possible elections...

19. Plot thickens as Greece irked over Antonov crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plot-thickens-as-greece-irked-over-antonov-crash

Athens says Belgrade and Kiev had not shared information about dangerous cargo on board a Cypriot company-owned Antonov that crashed-landed in northern Greece, with the plot thickening after recipient Bangladesh denied Serbian reports that Dhaka was expecting mines onboard the aircraft leased to a Ukrainian company...

20. Rumors fly after Antonov crash in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rumors-fly-after-antonov-crash-in-greece

A retired intelligence officer in Cyprus says there is no way a downed Ukrainian cargo plane could have been carrying illegitimate weapons, with rumors still raging over allied weapons to Ukraine being sold on the black market while experts in Greece saying they found no evidence of dangerous substances at the crash site...

21. East-West orthodox split deepens in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-west-orthodox-split-deepens-in-cyprus

An interview with the Archbishop of Cyprus, who used unfavorable words for detractor bishops as well as the Patriarch of Moscow, is causing all sorts of reactions on the island where campaign drama is unfolding both in a highly contested presidential election and a looming replacement for head of church...

22. French journalist killed in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-journalist-killed-in-ukraine

Paris has called for a full and transparent investigation into the death of a French journalist in Ukraine, after reports surrounding an attack on his convoy remained unclear...

23. Greece resumes weapons support to Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-resumes-weapons-support-to-ukraine

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin thanked many countries including Greece for sending new military packages of assistance to Ukraine, causing political chaos in Athens where last month government officials said there would be no more military equipment shipments to Kiev...

24. Kissinger urges West to make peace with Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kissinger-urges-west-to-make-peace-with-russia

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is calling on Kiev to concede territory to Moscow, while warning the West not to pursue a humiliating defeat of Russia...

25. Zelensky fends off peace calls after Azovstal fall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-fends-off-peace-calls-after-azovstall-fall

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has ruled out any ceasefire in exchange of territorial concessions to Russia, after Moscow declared Mariupol liberated following the surrender of the besieged town’s Azovstal plant...

26. Moscow to probe ‘Ukrainian regime crimes’ after surrender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-to-probe-‘ukrainian-regime-crimes-after-surrender

Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters surrendered to an uncertain fate on Tuesday after weeks holed up in the bunkers and tunnels below Mariupol's Azovstal steel works as the most devastating siege of Russia's war in Ukraine drew to a close...

27. More Ukraine fighters surrendering in Mariupol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-ukraine-fighters-surrendering-in-mariupol

Moscow said nearly 700 more Ukrainian fighters had surrendered in Russian-held Mariupol as it shored up a key gain in the south, while the United States became the latest Western country to reopen its embassy in Kyiv...

28. Ukrainian wounded fighters evacuate Azovstal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-wounded-fighters-evacuate-azovstal

Both Kiev and Moscow have confirmed the evacuation of wounded Ukrainian troops from the Azovstal steel plant, following critical hours on Monday when a regime of silence had been imposed for the humanitarian corridor to be used...

29. Missiles pound Odesa after Russia marks WW2 victory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/missiles-pound-odesa-after-russia-marks-ww2-victory

Buildings in Odesa lay in ruins on Tuesday, a day after Kremlin forces pounded the southern Ukrainian port with missiles and Russian President Vladimir Putin led defiant celebrations marking the Soviet's victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two...

30. Opposite sides contemplate Victory Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-pause-as-opposite-sides-contemplate-victory-day

Russian President Vladimir Putin will address his nation from Moscow during the country’s Victory Day celebrations against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine, including Mariupol where the holiday was recently unbanned but resistance fighters still held out at a steelworks plant...

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