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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. 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....

4. 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,...

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. 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....

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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....

11. Echoes of silence: The unheard cries of drowning children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/echoes-of-silence-the-unheard-cries-of-drowning-children

The tragedy off the coast of Pylos is beyond words. The act of people drowning at sea, especially children, is a haunting curse in the Mediterranean Sea that is unfortunately not unfamiliar....

12. 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....

13. Air guardsman caught applying for hitman job on rentahitman.com

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/air-guardsman-caught-applying-for-hitman-job-on-rentahitman-com

An Air National Guardsman was arrested and charged Thursday with applying to be a hitman on a parody website, officials say....

14. 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....

15. 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....

16. 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....

17. 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...

18. 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....

19. Mystery aircraft parked in Cyprus draws attention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mystery-aircraft-in-cyprus-draws-attention

UN experts are coming to Cyprus to inspect a possibly-modified plane believed to have been used in carrying forbidden cargo to Libya, but Cypriot air traffic control say they have no records of the aircraft landing on the island...

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