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17 May, 2022
 

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1. EC projects economic slowdown and rising inflation in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-projects-economic-slowdown-and-rising-inflation-for-cyprus

The European Commission has revised its economic projections for Cyprus citing a downward trend due to the effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the associated sanctions against Moscow on the island’s tourist and services sector....

2. FRONTEX: 57,800 illegal migrants have been detected at EU external borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frontex-57-800-illegal-migrants-have-been-detected-at-the-eu-external-borders

The number of illegal migrants detected at the EU borders by the standing corps officers of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) has spiked up in the four first months of 2022, compared to the same period last year....

3. '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....

4. 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....

5. 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...

6. 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....

7. Eni-Total may start drilling in Cyprus this month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eni-total-may-start-drilling-in-cyprus-this-month

Cyprus Energy Minister Natasa Pilides said on Thursday that the Eni-Total joint venture’s next drilling in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone will probably take place this month, as soon as the drilling rig concludes its work in Egypt....

8. 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....

9. Putin had plans to sieze all of Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-had-plans-to-sieze-all-of-ukraine

Fleeing Russian soldiers left behind key military documents that indicated Russian President Vladimir Putin had plans to seize all of Ukraine, the director of Ukraine's State Bureau of Investigation said in a Telegram statement on Wednesday....

10. 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....

11. Petrides: 'Things will be difficult in the coming years'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/petrides-things-will-be-difficult-in-the-coming-years

The government will continue supporting households, especially the vulnerable, amid rising inflation, Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said, warning that tackling inflation is difficult due to its structural nature amid the Ukrainian crisis....

12. 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...

13. 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....

14. 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....

15. Police probe mystery cat attack on young boy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-mystery-cat-attack-on-young-boy

A young boy in Limassol is recuperating after an attack by a Savannah cat, with police investigating how the wild animal ended up attacking the child outside an apartment where other kids were also attending a birthday party...

16. 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....

17. 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...

18. Zelensky honors bomb sniffing dog named Patron as Trudeau looks on (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-zelensky-honors-bomb-sniffing-dog-named-patron-as-trudeau-looks-on-video

President Volodymyr Zelensky has routinely ended his nightly wartime addresses by announcing state awards for Ukraine’s soldiers. On Sunday, he honored a fighter who is perhaps the country’s smallest — a little dog named Patron....

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. Russian Ambassador to Poland doused with red substance (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-ambassador-to-poland-doused-with-red-substance

The Russian ambassador to Poland was doused in a red substance on Monday by people protesting against the war in Ukraine as he went to lay flowers at the Soviet Military Cemetery in Warsaw to mark the 77th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany....

21. U2’s Bono and the Edge perform in Ukraine subway station

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u2-s-bono-and-the-edge-perform-in-ukraine-subway-station

Bono, the frontman of the Irish rock group U2 and his bandmate the Edge performed a 40-minute concert in a subway station in Kyiv and praised Ukrainians fighting for their freedom from Russia....

22. Price hike of raw materials affecting developers and construction costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/price-hike-of-raw-materials-affecting-developers-and-construction-costs

The construction industry is suffering as the price hike of raw materials continues, with developers crushed under higher costs as they are deprived of Russian money....

23. Frozen Russian reserves should be used to rebuild Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fozen-russian-reserves-should-be-used-to-rebuild-ukraine

EU capitals should consider seizing frozen Russian foreign exchange reserves to cover the costs of rebuilding Ukraine after the war, the bloc’s top diplomat has said, as the west debates how to force Moscow to pay for some of the damage the conflict has caused....

24. 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...

25. 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....

26. 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. ...

27. Inflation in Turkey spikes to almost 70%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inflation-in-turkey-spikes-to-almost-70

Inflation in Turkey reached record levels of almost 70% in April, rising by 8.83 points in a month, according to official statistics released today....

28. NYT: US helping Ukraine in killing of Russian generals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nyt-us-helping-ukraine-in-killing-of-russian-generals

The U.S. Secret Service provided information to Ukrainians that allowed them to kill several Russian generals near the front lines, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing unnamed U.S. officials....

29. Cyprus' RCB Bank and its Kremlin ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rcb-bank-and-its-kremlin-ties

On March 24, Cyprus’s fourth-largest bank announced it would wind down its banking operations in the wake of the “volatile geopolitical situation” caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a month earlier....

30. 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....

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