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1. Putin picks economist Belousov as defense chief, Shoigu switches gears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-picks-economist-belousov-as-defense-chief-shoigu-switches-gears

Russian President Vladimir Putin tapped a civilian economist as his surprise new defence minister on Sunday in an attempt to gird Russia for economic war by trying to better utilise the defence budget and harness greater innovation to win in Ukraine....

2. Cypriot brokerage firm probed for money laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cypriot-brokerage-firm-probed-for-money-laundering

French and American authorities have launched an investigation into a Cypriot brokerage firm, TCR International Limited, in conjunction with a branch of BNP Paribas, following suspicions of ''aggravated money laundering.''...

3. Zelenskyy's unspoken strategy for Ukraine's victory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelenskyy-s-unspoken-strategy-for-ukraine-s-victory

Ukraine's counteroffensive is still on track and will achieve its set goals by the end of the year, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Wednesday....

4. 40-year-old man's affair with AI takes shocking turn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/40-year-old-man-s-affair-with-ai-takes-shocking-turn

Some Americans are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots for "emotional support, companionship and even sexual gratification," according to a new report from The Washington Post....

5. Prigozhin plane crash victims had 'hand grenade fragments' on board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prigozhin-plane-crash-victims-had-hand-grenade-fragments-on-board

The bodies of those individuals who died in the August plane crash that killed Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin contained "fragments of hand grenades," according to the Russian Investigative Committee tapped to look into the crash....

6. Prigozhin's alleged survival and lavish caribbean retreat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prigozhin-s-alleged-survival-and-lavish-caribbean-retreat

A Russian analyst has claimed that Wagner warlord Yevgeny Prigozhin did not die in a plane crash last month after all – and he’s instead living a life of luxury on a Caribbean island....

7. Key Wagner figures among victims in jet crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/key-wagner-figures-among-victims-in-jet-crash

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the 62-year-old head of Russia's private military company Wagner, known for his leadership in a mutiny against the Russian military in June, along with his company's top military figure, Dmitry Utkin,...

8. Prigozhin presumed dead after crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prigozhin-presumed-dead-after-crash

People here were shocked this summer after drones attacked the center of Moscow on several occasions, causing explosions and damage to buildings....

9. Mercenary leader's fate uncertain after fatal private jet crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mercenary-leader-s-fate-uncertain-after-fatal-private-jet-crash

Mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin, who led a brief armed rebellion against the Russian military earlier this year, was on the passenger list of a private jet that crashed Wednesday, killing all 10 people on board, emergency officials said. It wasn’t immediately clear if Prigozhin was on the plane....

10. 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....

11. Desperation or strategy? The drugged soldiers of Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/desperation-or-strategy-the-drugged-soldiers-of-russia

Russia has taken to chemically lowering its soldiers' inhibitions to guarantee these ill-trained civilians and convicts continue to fight no matter the odds in the ongoing war in Ukraine, according to a UK defense think tank....

12. Prigozhin meets Putin after failed mercenary march on Moscow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prigozhin-meets-putin-after-failed-mercenary-march-on-moscow

The Kremlin has said the Wagner group head, Yevgeny Prigozhin, met Vladimir Putin on 29 June, five days after his mercenary fighters marched towards Moscow in an aborted rebellion....

13. Russia to close investigation into mercenary-led rebellion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-to-close-investigation-into-mercenary-led-rebellion

Russian authorities said Tuesday they have closed a criminal investigation into the aborted armed rebellion led by mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin and are pressing no charges against him or his troops....

14. Wagner chief breaks silence on failed uprising

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wagner-chief-breaks-silence-on-failed-uprising

Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin has broken his silence since abandoning his armed uprising on Saturday evening, claiming his march on Moscow was a 'master class' on how Russia's assault on Kyiv should have looked....

15. Wagner mutiny exposes the fragile balance in Putin's regime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wagner-mutiny-exposes-the-fragile-balance-in-putin-s-regime

The Wagner mutiny, which lasted less than 24 hours, was the result of a toxic mix of jealousy, rivalry, and ambition that had been brewing for months....

16. Wagner leader offered Russian troop locations to Ukrainians in exchange for mercy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wagner-leader-offered-russian-troop-locations-to-ukrainians-in-exchange-for-mercy

In an apparent escalation of Yevgeny Prigozhin's public feud with Vladimir Putin over his for-hire army, the leader of the Wagner mercenary group offered to sell out the locations of Russian troops to Ukrainian officials in exchange for their mercy on the battlefield, according to leaked intelligence documents....

17. Leaked Pentagon docs prompt ally denials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-pentagon-docs-prompt-ally-denials

A large cache of what appear to be classified Pentagon documents circulating on social media channels is becoming a growing source of anxiety for US intelligence agencies, as numerous allies have been forced into denials over the purported leaks....

18. 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....

19. Putin paying Palestinians $350 to fight in Ukraine, report says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-paying-palestinians-$350-to-fight-in-ukraine-report-says

The majority of the Palestinians being deployed to the frontlines in Ukraine hail from Ain al-Hilweh, the largest Palestine refugee camp in Lebanon....

20. Russian arms dealer exchanged for Britney Griner won't fight in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-arms-dealer-exchanged-for-britney-griner-won-t-fight-in-ukraine

The Russian arms dealer who was freed in a prisoner exchange for Brittney Griner late last year has walked back on earlier claims that he would volunteer to fight on the front line in Ukraine....

21. Russia: 'Either we send convicts to fight in Ukraine, or your children'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-either-we-send-convicts-to-fight-in-ukraine-or-your-children

The head of a notorious Russian mercenary group has defended the idea of sending prisoners to fight in Ukraine's war after the publication of a video showing him recruiting in a prison....

22. EU poised to announce wide-ranging sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-poised-to-announce-wide-ranging-sanctions-against-russia-over-ukraine

Russia’s defense minister, Sergei Shoigu, the commanders-in-chief of the Russian air force and the Black Sea fleet, leading state “propagandists” and 351 Duma deputies are expected to be targeted in EU sanctions announced on Wednesday....

23. Erdogan: Turkey to snub Libya conference if Greece, Cyprus or Israel participate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-turkey-to-snub-libya-conference-if-greece-cyprus-or-israel-participate

Turkey will not attend an international conference on Libya in Paris on November 12 if Greece, Israel or Cyprus are invited, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said, according to Turkish media....

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