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14 June, 2024
 

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1. Nepali fighters demand return from Russia's war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nepali-fighters-demand-return-from-russia-s-war-in-ukraine

Around 2,000 Nepali men have been recruited by Russia to fight in its war against Ukraine, according to information obtained by Sky News. Many of these men, driven by poverty, are now seeking a way to return home....

2. 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....

3. 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,...

4. 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....

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. 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....

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. Ukrainian wounded fighters evacuate Azovstal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-wounded-fighters-evacuate-azovstal

Both Kiev and Moscow have confirmed the evacuation of wounded Ukrainian troops from the Azovstal steel plant, following critical hours on Monday when a regime of silence had been imposed for the humanitarian corridor to be used...

11. 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...

12. Dozens evacuate Azovstal after UN chief’s visits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dozens-evacuated-from-azovstal-after-un-chief-s-visits

Groups of dozens of unarmed civilians left the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol over the weekend, after the Secretary General Antonio Guterres visited both Moscow and Kiev to coordinate a UN-backed evacuation from the sheltered underground...

13. UN chief and Putin concur on Azovstal evacuation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-chief-and-putin-concur-on-azovstal-evacuation

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Russian President Vladimir Putin have reportedly agreed on arranging evacuations from a besieged steel plant in the battered city of Mariupol...

14. Bloodbath warnings as Ukraine awaits Orthodox Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloodbath-warnings-as-ukraine-awaits-orthodox-easter

Moscow says Kiev is 'completing preparations for monstrous provocations' against Orthodox churches to blame it on Russians, as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky vows to push back the offensive in the Donbas region...

15. Surrender window to 'spare lives' in Mariupol closes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surrender-window-opens-in-mariupol-to-spare-lives

The Russian Armed Forces offered Ukraine’s militants in Mariupol a way out on Sunday but there was no response, while the wife of the war-torn country’s pro-Russia opposition leader has called for his release in exchange of two British combatants...

16. Ukrainians run out the clock in Mariupol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainians-run-out-the-clock-in-mariupol

Russian forces called on Ukrainian nationalists in surrounded Mariupol to lay down their weapons on Monday morning and leave the city before civilian evacuations by noon, with Ukrainian officials putting Moscow on notice that there would be 'no talk of any surrender'...

17. Sides agree on humanitarian corridors in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sides-agree-on-humanitarian-corridors-in-ukraine

Ukrainian and Russian interlocutors have agreed to organize humanitarian corridors through war zones with Greeks and Cypriots being amongst those being evacuated, while both sides have been accusing each other of attacking civilians...

18. Six American special ops veterans join the fight in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/six-american-special-ops-veterans-join-the-fight-in-ukraine

Six American special ops veterans are on the Polish border, ready to enter Ukraine and join the resistance against Putin's army after a call for help from President Zelensky....

19. Anastasiadis intervenes in the conference on Libya with messages to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiadis-intervenes-in-the-conference-on-libya-with-messages-to-turkey

The President of the Republic, Mr. Nikos Anastasiadis participated today in the Paris International Conference on Libya, following an invitation from the President of the French Republic, Mr. Emanuel Macron....

20. 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....

21. Greece denies training Armenian militia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-denies-training-armenian-militia

Greece has recalled its ambassador to Azerbaijan after what it said were “unfounded and offensive” claims by the Azeri government that Greece tolerated militants on its soil...

22. Turkey deploys extremists to Libya, local militias say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-extremists-to-libya-local-militias-say

Syrian militants affiliated with groups such as al-Qaida and the Islamic State group are currently being sent by Turkey to fight on behalf of the UN-supported government in Libya, according to two Libyan militia leaders and a Syrian war monitor....

23. Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-powers-back-libya-ceasefire

Foreign powers agreed at a summit in Berlin on Sunday to shore up a shaky truce in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by blockades of oilfields by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar that could cripple the country’s crude production...

24. Syria moves troops to confront Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syria-moves-troops-to-confront-turkey

The Syrian army will deploy along the length of the border with Turkey in an agreement with the Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria to help repel a Turkish offensive, the Kurdish-led administration said on Sunday...

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