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1. Turkey, the most unreliable ally of the West

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The latest developments in the Middle East after the terrorist actions of Hamas and the reaction of Israel have proven once again that Turkey does not want and does not belong to the Western alliance. Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to align himself with the extremist Islamists of Hamas and Iran clearly shows where the country is heading....

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. Israeli deal fuels Cyprus arming Ukraine rumors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-deal-fuels-rumors-of-cyprus-arming-ukraine

Cyprus has emerged in media reports as the 'unknown European country' that negotiated to buy Israeli Merkava tanks, fueling persistent rumors that dozens of the island’s Russian T-80 were set aside for Ukraine in a so-called swap deal...

5. Cyprus still vague on Ukraine swap deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-still-vague-on-ukraine-swap-deal

Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides declined to say whether any of the island’s Soviet-made defense systems could end up in Ukraine, pointing to Turkey and budget concerns but also echoing a broader ambiguity as EU allies argue over the best defense strategy...

6. Belarus receives Russian tactical nuclear weapons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/belarus-receives-russian-tactical-nuclear-weapons

Belarus has started to receive tactical nuclear weapons from Russia, its leader has said....

7. More Greek riddles as Ukraine seeks S300

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-greek-riddles-as-ukraine-seeks-s300

Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov says his recent trips abroad including a visit to Cyprus have been 'very important' as Kiev still negotiates for Soviet-made missiles ahead of the next Ukraine Defense Contact Group in Germany...

8. Ukrainian defense minister hurries down to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-defense-minister-hurries-down-to-cyprus

Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov visited Cyprus on Friday amid reports that a recent EU plan to send ammunition to Kiev was being held up in some European capitals including Athens and Nicosia...

9. Cyprus chips in as EU seeks quick ammo for Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-chips-in-as-eu-seeks-quick-ammo-for-ukraine

The Republic of Cyprus has joined other EU member states as the European Defence Agency sought ways to procure ammunition for Ukraine, but ammo from Nicosia to Kiev is not expected any time soon...

10. Chinese spy balloon lingers over the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-spy-balloon-lingers-over-the-us

A Chinese spy balloon has been flying over the United States for a couple of days, U.S. officials said on Thursday, in what would be a brazen act just days ahead of a planned trip to Beijing by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken....

11. Russia puts Greece on notice over Cyprus’ S-300 missiles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-puts-greece-on-notice-over-cyprus-s-300-missiles

Moscow is warning Athens that a potential transfer of Cyprus’ Russian-made S-300 missile defense system from Greece to Ukraine would be 'a blatantly aggressive move against Russia'...

12. Britney Griner swapped for Russian arms dealer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britney-griner-swapped-for-russian-arms-dealer

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been released from Russian detention in a prisoner swap for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, according to a source familiar with the matter....

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. US to appoint Arctic ambassador, first time in history

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-to-appoint-arctic-ambassador-first-time-in-history

The United States is ready to appoint its first-ever American ambassador to the Arctic region, a State Department official has announced, with the move coming at a time when both the Russians and the Chinese are strengthening their presence in the region....

19. EU mulls military training for Ukrainian forces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-military-training-for-ukrainian-forces

The European Union is considering the possibility of organizing a "training and assistance" mission for the Ukrainian army, which will take place in neighboring countries, the EU High Representative on foreign policy Josep Borrell said on Monday....

20. Russia sending money to Turkey for the $20 Billion Akuyo nuclear plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-sending-money-to-turkey-for-the-$20-billion-akuyo-nuclear-plant

A Russian state-owned company is transferring money to a subsidiary that’s building a $20 billion nuclear power plant on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, alleviating concerns the project could be delayed by war sanctions....

21. Athens wants arms for Ukraine out of public view

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-wants-arms-for-ukraine-out-of-public-view

Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos says he would ask the heads of the three branches of the Greek Armed Forces to contain recent disclosures in the media on the list of weapons that Greece may send to Ukraine, likening their information system to a 'swiss cheese'...

22. 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...

23. 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...

24. Russia deploys trained dolphins at Black Sea naval base, according to satellite images

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-deploys-trained-dolphins-at-black-sea-naval-base-according-to-satellite-images

Russia has deployed trained military dolphins at its naval base in the Black Sea – possibly to protect its fleet from an underwater attack – according to a new analysis of satellite images....

25. Claims abound as Kremlin’s flagship sinks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/claims-abound-as-kremlin-s-flagship-sinks

Russia's guided missile cruiser Moskva has sunk in the Black Sea while it was being towed due to damage, with Kiev saying the flagship was attacked in a military operation and Moscow pointing to an explosion caused by fire on board...

26. 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....

27. The US asks Cyprus to transfer its Russian made weapons to Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-us-asks-cyprus-to-transfer-its-russian-made-weapons-to-ukraine

In a significant move, US representatives in Cyprus have asked the government whether they would be willing to transfer the country's Russian-made weapons to Ukraine....

28. Zelensky to US Congress: 'Is it too much to ask for a no-fly zone?' (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-to-us-congress-is-it-too-much-to-ask-for-a-no-fly-zone-video

President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukraine is going through 9/11 and Pearl Harbor every day, urged the US to protect his skies as he invoked Martin Luther King and the Founding Fathers in a heart-wrenching speech to Congress on Wednesday morning....

29. 'I am target number one': Zelensky says Russian special forces kill squads are inside Kyiv (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-am-target-number-one-zelensky-says-russian-special-forces-kill-squads-are-inside-kyiv-video

Ukraine's president has admitted that he is 'target number one' for Russian assassins in his capital but insisted that he remained in Kyiv as he urged his fellow citizens to remain strong. ...

30. Russia to stage massive nuclear drills amid Ukraine standoff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-to-stage-massive-nuclear-drills-amid-ukraine-standoff

The Russian military on Friday announced massive drills of its strategic forces, a stark reminder of the country's nuclear might amid Western fears that Moscow might be preparing to invade Ukraine....

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