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29 May, 2024
 

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31. Threat to Ukraine's nuclear plant neutralized after Kakhovka Dam blast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/threat-to-ukraine-s-nuclear-plant-neutralized-after-kakhovka-dam-blast

The destruction of the Kakhovka dam in southern Ukraine poses a threat to the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, but the situation at the facility is under control, Ukraine's state atomic power agency said on Tuesday....

32. Nicosia to take up resolution on Soviet famine in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-to-take-up-resolution-on-soviet-famine-in-ukraine

Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou told her Ukrainian counterpart over the weekend that Turkey ought not to assume any mediator role in international conflicts, as Kiev continues to call on EU capitals to stay the course against Russia...

33. Whistleblower suspicious of Biden's Cyprus trip in 2014

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/whistleblower-suspicious-of-biden-s-cyprus-trip-in-2014

A former White House stenographer is accusing US President Joe Biden of committing crimes a decade ago in connection with Ukraine and Cypriot-registered gas company Burisma, while also raising suspicions over a private dinner in Limassol back in 2014...

34. 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...

35. Nicosia says US army links not against Turkish Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-says-us-army-links-not-against-turkish-cypriots

Greek Cypriots are rejecting Turkish Cypriot claims that American actions disrupt balance on the divided island, following the recent docking of a US attack submarine in Limassol, with Nicosia accusing the north of regurgitating Ankara’s longstanding criticism...

36. North unhappy after US sub anchors in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-unhappy-after-us-sub-anchors-in-limassol

Ankara and the Turkish Cypriot leadership repeated warnings over the weekend about Washington 'disrupting the balance' on the divided island, with their latest criticism targeting a deployed US attack submarine that anchored in Limassol...

37. 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...

38. Passports of Russian officials confiscated to prevent overseas escape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passports-of-russian-officials-confiscated-to-prevent-overseas-escape

A Soviet-style practice is being resorted to by Russia's security services, confiscating the passports of senior officials and executives of state-owned companies to prevent travel abroad, as "paranoia about leaks and defections spreads in Vladimir Putin's regime," reports the Financial Times....

39. New Jersey and Cyprus armies tie the knot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-jersey-and-cyprus-armies-tie-the-knot

Cyprus and US relations have never been stronger, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus Michalis Giorgallas has stressed during the signing ceremony of a State Partnership Program between the Republic of Cyprus and the New Jersey National Guard...

40. U.S. reporter arrested and accused of spying in Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-reporter-arrested-and-accused-of-spying-in-russia

Russia on Thursday charged an American correspondent for the Wall Street Journal with spying, in a case certain to escalate Moscow's diplomatic feud with Washington over the war in Ukraine and likely to further isolate Russia....

41. 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...

42. Russian ambassador ceremony in Cyprus draws on friendship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-ambassador-ceremony-in-cyprus-draws-on-friendship

The new Russian ambassador to Cyprus presented his credentials to the outgoing president on Thursday, with the two men highlighting friendship and cooperation amid strained relations between the two countries...

43. #PoliticsBlog: The Judas kiss and the new ministers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/politicsblog-the-judas-kiss-and-the-new-ministers

But let us return to our own shocking kiss between Averof and Christodoulides: it was spontaneous, full of nostalgia for carefree moments in the past, and definitely tinged with liberalism, or, to be more precise, the popular European right. ...

44. Nicosia on weapon-buying spree before runoff election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-weapon-buying-spree-days-before-runoff-election

The outgoing President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has approved the purchase of lethal weaponry from the United States just days before a highly contested runoff election on the island, which is also expected to receive attack helicopters this year after a controversial decision in Berlin...

45. 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....

46. Nicosia downplays Leopard rumors as plot thickens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-downplays-leopard-rumors-as-plot-thickens

Cypriot Defense Minister Charalambos Petrides says weapons deals were being kept on the down low in response to rumors that Nicosia was seeking German Leopards in exchange for Russian tanks to Kiev, while clarifying his country won’t be stuck with military equipment of the past...

47. Ukraine looks at Cyprus as Germany stalls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-looks-at-cyprus-as-germany-stalls

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides is in Brussels this week where he will discuss with his EU counterparts a number of issues including Ukraine, whose president has slammed Germany for stalling on delivering Leopard tanks that Cyprus also wants according to military websites in what appears to be a convoluted arrangement...

48. Anastasiades says Russia forced Cyprus to change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-says-russia-forced-cyprus-to-change

Cyprus’ commander-in-chief says Russia forced his country to adopt an EU stance against Moscow, in response to Russian criticism that suggested Europeans were toeing an American line against the Kremlin and Nicosia and Athens were suffering because of it...

49. Berlin: We will send tanks to Ukraine if the US does the same

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-we-will-send-tanks-to-ukraine-if-the-us-does-the-same

Berlin will send German tanks to Ukraine if the United States acts accordingly, a German government official said on Thursday, according to Reuters, as NATO allies search - partly unsuccessfully - for common ground on arming Kyiv, with Leopards taking center stage....

50. 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'...

51. White House dazed over emails about Cypriot gas company

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/white-house-dazed-over-cypriot-gas-company-s-emails

US President Joe Biden is expected to say whether he would challenge a decision by National Archives to release documents concerning his son’s role in a controversial gas company in Cyprus and allegations that business dealings may have improperly influenced American policy...

52. Finland: More kids with foreign ancestry were born in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finland-more-kids-with-foreign-ancestry-were-born-in-2021

Finnish residents with foreign backgrounds have a higher birth rate compared to the native-born, including both men and women, the statistics show....

53. 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....

54. G7 price cap on Russian oil kicks in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/g7-price-cap-on-russian-oil-kicks-in

The Group of Seven price cap on Russian seaborne oil came into force on Monday as the West tries to limit Moscow's ability to finance its war in Ukraine, but Russia has said it will not abide by the measure even if it has to cut production....

55. Russian-born lawyer in Cyprus throws hat in ring

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-born-lawyer-in-cyprus-throws-hat-in-ring

Local media this week got wind of a possible presidential run by a Limassol-based corporate lawyer, who was born in Russia before the dissolution of the Soviet Union and believes Cyprus should be a neutral state...

56. 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...

57. 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...

58. 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...

59. Turkey singing the same old song

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-turkey-singing-the-same-old-song

In a letter dated June 5, 1963, and addressed to the elderly Turkish prime minister Ismet Inonu, US President Lyndon Johnson sought to avert a military invasion of Cyprus by threatening that in the case of a Soviet attack, the United States and NATO would not come to Ankara’s aid....

60. 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...

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