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1. Ukraine: US may send advanced anti-ship missiles to fight Russian blockade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-us-may-send-advanced-anti-ship-missiles-to-fight-russian-blockade

The White House is working to put advanced anti-ship missiles in the hands of Ukrainian fighters to help defeat Russia's naval blockade, officials said, amid concerns more powerful weapons that could sink Russian warships would intensify the conflict....

2. Erdogan blackmail over F-16s and F-35s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-blackmail-over-f-16s-and-f-35s

Turkey’s opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO under the pretext they harbor terrorists is seen in Athens as a cynical attempt to blackmail the US into agreeing to the lifting of all sanctions against the Turkish defense industry....

3. USA: Congress reacting to Turkish veto of Finland and Sweden joining NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-congress-reacting-to-turkish-veto-of-finland-and-sweden-joining-nato

US senators have questioned Turkey's credibility as a US ally, following Ankara's refusal to support Finland and Sweden in joining NATO....

4. Varosha - Occupying forces opening another part of the beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-occupying-forces-opening-another-part-of-the-beach

The Turkish occupying forces in Cyprus have started work to open up a new area along the beach in the fenced-off area of Varosha, on the eastern coast of Cyprus....

5. Finland and Sweden formally apply to join NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-and-sweden-formally-apply-to-join-nato

Finland and Sweden formally applied to join the NATO alliance on Wednesday, a decision spurred by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, but face objections from Turkey to an accession process that is expected to take only a few weeks....

6. Mitsotakis: 'Don't forget Cyprus'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-don-t-forget-cyprus

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis asked the US Congress not to forget Cyprus, in a historic address, he delivered on Tuesday....

7. Swedish FM signs application for NATO membership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swedish-fm-signs-application-for-nato-membership

Swedish Foreign Minister Anne Linde signed the country's application for NATO membership this morning, officially confirming its intention to join the Alliance....

8. Biden praises Greek position over war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-praises-greek-position-over-war-in-ukraine

US President Joe Biden has thanked Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for Athens’ 'moral leadership' following the Russian invasion in Ukraine in late February...

9. 'Grave mistake' if Finland and Sweden join NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grave-mistake-if-finland-and-sweden-join-nato

Russia has told Finland and Sweden that their decision to join the Nato military alliance is a serious mistake with far-reaching consequences and that they should not assume that Moscow will not respond....

10. Op-ed: A cornered rat is very dangerous indeed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-a-cornered-rat-is-very-dangerous-indeed

Russian President Vladimir Putin has always been eager to share an instructive story from his childhood, about how, when he was growing up in poverty in Soviet Leningrad, he used to spend his days chasing rats....

11. Disquiet in Nicosia over NATO and sanctions talk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disquiet-in-nicosia-over-sanctions-and-nato-talk

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says Nicosia will implement only targeted measures against Russia while talk of the island joining NATO is premature, citing Ankara that appeared to be pumping the brakes on western alliance expansion over hostility from current member Greece and two likely Nordic applicants...

12. Russia cuts electricity to Finland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-cuts-electricity-to-finland

Russia will suspend electricity supplies to Finland this weekend, a supplier said on Friday as tensions rise over Helsinki's NATO bid amid Moscow's military campaign in Ukraine....

13. Turkey could veto Finnish and Swedish NATO membership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-could-veto-finnish-and-swedish-nato-membership

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that his country is “not favorable” toward Finland and Sweden joining NATO, indicating that Turkey could use its status as a member of the Western military alliance to veto moves to admit the two countries....

14. Russia loses troops and equipment in failed river crossing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-loses-troops-and-equipment-in-failed-river-crossing

Russia lost significant numbers of troops and important equipment when Ukrainian forces thwarted their attempt to cross a river in the east, British officials said Friday, another sign of Moscow’s struggle to win decisive victories and salvage a war gone awry....

15. Moscow warns of retaliation if Helsinki joins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-warns-of-retaliation-if-helsinki-joins

Finland said on Thursday it would apply to join NATO 'without delay', with Sweden expected to follow, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine looked set to bring about the very expansion of the Western military alliance that Vladimir Putin aimed to prevent...

16. US Diplomat: 'It would be political suicide if Putin withdraws'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-diplomat-it-would-be-political-suicide-if-putin-withdraws

An interminable and unwinnable war in Europe? That’s what NATO leaders fear and are bracing for as Russia’s war in Ukraine grinds into its third month with little sign of a decisive military victory for either side and no resolution in sight....

17. Op-ed: How meritocracy reinforces inequality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-how-meritocracy-reinforces-inequality

We normally have unexamined certainties to guide us through daily life. But few people are so gifted at shaking those certainties than Michael Sandel....

18. Downed Russian fighter jets being found with basic GPS 'taped to the dashboards'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/downed-russian-fighter-jets-being-found-with-basic-gps-taped-to-the-dashboards

Wrecked Russian fighter jets are being found with rudimentary GPS receivers "taped to the dashboards" in Ukraine because their inbuilt navigation systems are so bad, the UK defense minister said....

19. Putin justifies Ukrainian invasion, blames West in Victory Day speech

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-justifies-ukrainian-invasion-blames-west-in-victory-day-speech

Russian President Vladimir Putin, in his Victory Day speech before a military parade in Moscow's Red Square, defended his ongoing invasion of Ukraine as the "only right solution," without mentioning the neighboring country by name....

20. Op-ed: It’s time for Turkey to choose

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-it-s-time-for-turkey-to-choose

Picking a side is rarely an easy task. It means disappointing one side and committing to a particular course. It means putting aside tactics such as maintaining a policy of equal distances or prevarication....

21. Moscow escalates warnings with nuclear war games in the Baltic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-escalates-warnings-with-nuclear-war-games-in-the-baltic

Reacting to the prospect of Sweden and Finland joining NATO in the wake of the war in Ukraine, Moscow escalated its warnings by simulating a nuclear-tipped missile fired at the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad. ...

22. Pope Francis says NATO started war in Ukraine by ‘barking at Putin’s door’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-says-nato-started-war-in-ukraine-by-‘barking-at-putin-s-door

Since the beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Pope Francis has floated the idea that he wants to take a trip to Kyiv to try to broker a ceasefire. But now he says he would prefer to go to Moscow to try to talk some sense into Vladimir Putin, who he has not outwardly condemned in the now nearly three-month-old war and only did so lightly in a lengthy interview with an Italian newspaper....

23. Cashing in: No payment problems for Russian tourists in Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-expands-usage-of-mir-to-circumvent-payment-problems-for-russian-tourists

Turkey is trying to attract more Russian tourists by expanding the usage of the Russian Mir payment system in Turkey as it seeks to bypass the payment bottleneck created by Western sanctions....

24. Athens puts CBMs with Turkey on ice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-puts-cbms-with-turkey-on-ice

Greece has frozen plans for the next round of confidence-building measures (CBMs) with Turkey at the level of defense ministries, following a barrage of Turkish overflights in the eastern Aegean. The talks have been postponed for the future, government sources said....

25. Russia elevates warnings as US push for aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-push-for-aid-as-russia-elevates-warnings

Moscow sees NATO arming of Ukraine as engaging in a proxy battle against Russia, as Washington says the United States will press allies to further ramp up military support for Kiev...

26. Zelensky gets face-to-face pledge from US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-gets-face-to-face-pledge-from-us

Washington's top diplomat and defense secretary both visited Kyiv on Sunday, and used the first official US visit to Ukraine since Russia invaded two months ago to announce a gradual return of US diplomats to the country and the nomination of a new ambassador...

27. Greeks halt weapons to Ukraine as Russia warns US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-halt-weapons-to-ukraine-as-russia-warns-us

Athens signaled this week there would be no more weapons shipments to Ukraine, as reports emerged that Moscow has also warned Washington that US and NATO weaponry sent to Kiev could bring 'unpredictable consequences'...

28. All bets are off as west talks weaponizing Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-bets-are-off-as-west-talks-weaponizing-ukraine

Russia will view US and NATO vehicles transporting weapons on Ukrainian territory as legitimate military targets, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told the TASS news agency in an interview on Wednesday...

29. Russian chemical weapons in Ukraine could see NATO troops deployed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-chemical-weapons-in-ukraine-could-see-nato-troops-deployed

The UK's under-secretary for the armed forces, James Heappey, has revealed that "all possible options are on the table in terms of how the west might respond" if it is confirmed Russia used chemical weapons on Ukraine....

30. A deal ‘everybody will hate’ to end the war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deal-‘everybody-will-hate-to-end-the-war-in-ukraine

The most likely solution that will bring an end to the war in Ukraine is an agreement that “everybody will hate,” James Stavridis, NATO’s Greek-American former commander for Europe tells Kathimerini....

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