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1. 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....

2. 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...

3. Duma passes law prohibiting LGBT propaganda

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/duma-passes-law-prohibiting-lgbt-propaganda

Russian lawmakers on Thursday gave their final approval to a bill that significantly expands restrictions on activities seen as promoting gay rights in the country, another step in a years-long crackdown on the country's embattled LGBTQ community....

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. CIA Chief in Ankara, warns against the use of nukes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cia-chief-in-ankara-warns-against-the-use-of-nukes

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director William Burns is in Ankara to speak with his Russian intelligence counterpart to convey a message on the consequences of any use of nuclear weapons by Russia, a White House official said on Monday....

6. Cyprus adopts litmus test on visas for Russians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-litmus-test-on-visas-for-russians

Russian citizens wishing to travel to Cyprus will soon need to prove they do not support their president Vladimir Putin, with reports confirming the Cypriot government joined stricter EU-wide measures half a year after Ukraine’s president called on Nicosia to get tough on the island’s Russians...

7. 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....

8. Putin declares martial law in occupied regions of Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-declares-martial-law-in-occupied-regions-of-ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Wednesday that he has signed a law introducing martial law in four Ukrainian regions the Kremlin claims to have annexed, in violation of international law....

9. Bolton: If Putin presses the button, the US will assassinate him

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bolton-if-putin-presses-the-button-the-us-will-assassinate-him

Former White House security adviser John Bolton said on Tuesday that if Russian President Vladimir Putin decides to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, the US may assassinate him....

10. Lavrov: Moscow 'is open to talks' with the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-moscow-is-open-to-talks-with-the-west

Sergei Lavrov, the foreign minister of Russia, said his country is willing to hold discussions with the West about the conflict in Ukraine but has not yet received a serious proposal for talks....

11. Sanctioned Russian billionaire wins right to use his yacht on the French Riviera

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sanctioned-russian-billionaire-wins-right-to-use-his-yacht-on-the-french-riviera

A French court on Wednesday ordered the country's customs agency to release an impounded yacht owned by a Russian billionaire hit by European sanctions, due to procedural errors made during the seizure of the vessel....

12. Russia facing 8th set of EU sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-facing-8th-set-of-eu-sanctions

The Permanent Representatives of the 27 Member States of the European Union reached a political agreement on Wednesday morning, during the regular meeting of COREPER, on the eighth EU sanctions package against Russia, the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU announced in a tweet....

13. 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....

14. Kremlin: Four Ukrainian regions to be officially annexed tomorrow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kremlin-four-ukrainian-regions-to-be-officially-annexed-tomorrow

The official annexation of the four occupied Ukrainian regions where referendums were held will be announced tomorrow by Moscow at a special ceremony....

15. US Embassy in Moscow tells citizens to leave immediately

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-embassy-in-moscow-tells-citizens-to-leave-immediately

The United States Embassy in Moscow has told all Americans left to leave immediately to avoid being conscripted into Vladimir Putin's mobilized army....

16. Where will Turkey be in a year from now?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-where-will-turkey-be-in-a-year-from-now

The disputes with Greece will be useful ammunition for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should he decide to manufacture a crisis that would divert attention away from his country’s economic disintegration. ...

17. Gunman opens fire at a recruitment center in the Irkutsk region in Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gunman-opens-fire-at-a-recruitment-center-in-the-irkutsk-region-in-russia

An armed man was taken into custody after he opened fire at a recruitment center in Russia's Irkutsk region, the governor of the area has said....

18. Anastasiades scrutiny grows after Zakharova tease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-scrutiny-grows-after-zakharova-tease

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ cold shoulder to his Russian counterpart in New York is back in the news after Moscow’s spokeswoman poked fun at western leaders, claiming officials from big EU countries have been discretely requesting meetings while dissuading others in the bloc from sitting down for a chat...

19. Cypriot president criticized for snubbing Lavrov

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-criticized-for-snubbing-lavrov

A Nicosia professor says Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ decision to snub Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the last minute was 'unwise' and a 'missed opportunity' after hearing the government spokesperson on state radio citing guidelines from Brussels...

20. Erdogan convenes meeting to discuss sanctions on Russia in possible turnaround

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-convenes-meeting-to-discuss-sanctions-on-russia-in-possible-turnaround

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will convene a top-tier economy-focused meeting on Friday at which Russian payment system Mir and possible Western sanctions will be discussed, two sources with information on the matter told Reuters....

21. USA - Russia: White House 'takes Putin's nuclear threats seriously'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-russia-white-house-takes-putin-s-nuclear-threats-seriously

The United States is "taking seriously" Russian President Vladimir Putin's threat to use nuclear weapons in the war in Ukraine, a White House spokesman said today but stressed that "the consequences will be severe" if the Russian leader actually follows through on those threats....

22. Two Turkish banks suspend Russian Mir payments after U.S. sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-turkish-banks-suspend-russian-mir-payments-after-u-s-sanctions

Turkish lenders Isbank and Denizbank have suspended the use of the Russian payment system Mir, the banks said on Monday, following a U.S. crackdown on those accused of helping Moscow skirt sanctions over the war in Ukraine....

23. Putin threatens: 'It's not a bluff'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-threatens-it-s-not-a-bluff

Vladimir Putin has threatened to use weapons of mass destruction against the West, as he announced a partial military mobilization in an escalation of the war on Ukraine....

24. Reuters: 'escape' flights from Russia skyrocket after military draft begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reuters-escape-flights-from-russia-skyrocket-after-military-draft-begins

A sharp rise in internet searches and the purchase of tickets for flights "fleeing" from Russia is reported by Reuters, in the wake of the partial conscription announced by Vladimir Putin, seven months after the invasion of Ukraine....

25. 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,...

26. Western retaliation against Ankara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/western-retaliation-against-ankara

Western governments are expressing concern about the tightening of relations between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a development that makes the prospect of retaliation more likely if the NATO member state helps Moscow avoid sanctions....

27. 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...

28. Russia appoints new ambassador to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-appoints-new-ambassador-to-cyprus

Murat Zyazikov, former President of the Russian Republic of Ingushetia, has been appointed as the new Russian Ambassador to Cyprus, according to a decree by the Russian President published on the official website of the Kremlin....

29. Anna Luhrmann speaks to 'K' with a view to strengthening Cypriot-German relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anna-luhrmann-speaks-to-k-with-a-view-to-strengthening-cypriot-german-relations

German State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Foreign Affairs, Anna Luhrmann, arrived in Cyprus on an official visit and spoke to "K" about the current developments in the eastern Mediterranean and the war in Ukraine. ...

30. Winter, Putin's ally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-winter-putin-s-ally

Twice in the history of Europe, the two Great Powers of the continent attempted to crush Russia. On June 24, 1812, the Great Army under the leadership of the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Russia from the territory of present-day Poland....

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