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61. 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....

62. Lukoil chief falls to his death from hospital window in Moscow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lukoil-chief-falls-to-his-death-from-hospital-window-in-moscow

Ravil Maganov, the chairman of Russia's second-largest oil producer Lukoil, died on Thursday after falling from a hospital window in Moscow, two sources familiar with the situation said, becoming the latest in a series of businessmen to meet with sudden unexplained deaths....

63. 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...

64. Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gorbachev-who-steered-soviet-breakup-dead-at-91

Mikhail Gorbachev, who set out to revitalize the Soviet Union but ended up unleashing forces that led to the collapse of communism, the breakup of the state and the end of the Cold War, died Tuesday. The last Soviet leader was 91...

65. 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....

66. Penalizing Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-penalizing-russia

The parallels between the Baltic countries' strategy towards Russia and the Cyprus strategy, so to speak, towards Turkey, seem easy (and are an official line of the Cypriot Foreign Ministry, which has instructed its diplomats to link the ongoing Russian invasion with the Turkish invasion)....

67. US ambassador makes case for unity against Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-makes-case-for-unity-against-russia

The American ambassador in Nicosia praised the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend for endorsing sanctions against Russia, saying broad support for Ukraine shows unity among allies, but a proposed visa ban on Russians still remains a controversial issue as EU foreign ministers meet this week...

68. 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....

69. 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....

70. ‘Erdogan feels weak,’ says ex-Mossad chief

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘erdogan-feels-weak-says-ex-mossad-chief

With 42 years' worth of experience in the armed forces and intelligence, General Danny Yatom is a living legend in Israel....

71. Rumors fly after Antonov crash in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rumors-fly-after-antonov-crash-in-greece

A retired intelligence officer in Cyprus says there is no way a downed Ukrainian cargo plane could have been carrying illegitimate weapons, with rumors still raging over allied weapons to Ukraine being sold on the black market while experts in Greece saying they found no evidence of dangerous substances at the crash site...

72. Ukrainian cargo plane goes down in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-cargo-plane-goes-down-in-greece

A cargo plane owned by a Ukrainian company crashed in northern Greece on Saturday, with reports saying locals have been ordered to stay away from the site due to unknown dangerous materials with a 'peculiar odor'...

73. Russia accuses West of spreading lies about cause of world's food crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-accuses-west-of-spreading-lies-about-causes-of-world-s-food-crisis

Russia on Wednesday said the West was spreading lies about the causes of the global food crisis which Moscow said was being stoked by the sanctions imposed on Russia by the United States and European Union due to the invasion of Ukraine....

74. Russia vows retaliation over Lithuanian blockade of goods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-vows-retaliation-over-lithuanian-blockade-of-goods

Russia warned NATO member Lithuania on Monday that unless the transit of goods to Russia's Kaliningrad exclave on the Baltic Sea was swiftly restored then Moscow would take undisclosed measures to defend its national interests....

75. 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'...

76. East-West orthodox split deepens in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-west-orthodox-split-deepens-in-cyprus

An interview with the Archbishop of Cyprus, who used unfavorable words for detractor bishops as well as the Patriarch of Moscow, is causing all sorts of reactions on the island where campaign drama is unfolding both in a highly contested presidential election and a looming replacement for head of church...

77. Europe agrees to ban 90% of Russian oil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-agrees-to-ban-90-of-russian-oil

European Union leaders agreed Monday to embargo most Russian oil imports into the bloc by year-end as part of new sanctions on Moscow worked out at a summit focused on helping Ukraine with a long-delayed package of new financial support....

78. Top Russian diplomat quits over Ukraine invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/top-russian-diplomat-quits-over-ukraine-invasion

A top Russian diplomat has resigned his post with a scathing letter attacking Russia's war in Ukraine and what he described as his country's political degradation, according to multiple reports....

79. Moscow to probe ‘Ukrainian regime crimes’ after surrender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-to-probe-‘ukrainian-regime-crimes-after-surrender

Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters surrendered to an uncertain fate on Tuesday after weeks holed up in the bunkers and tunnels below Mariupol's Azovstal steel works as the most devastating siege of Russia's war in Ukraine drew to a close...

80. 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....

81. 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....

82. 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...

83. 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....

84. 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....

85. 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...

86. 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....

87. 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...

88. 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....

89. Putin warns West of lightning retaliation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-warns-west-of-lightning-retaliation

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of lightning-fast retaliation if countries interfere in Ukraine as European leaders accused Russia of 'blackmail' over its cuts to gas supplies...

90. 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...

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