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1. Kremlin: Four Ukrainian regions to be officially annexed tomorrow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kremlin-four-ukrainian-regions-to-be-officially-annexed-tomorrow

The official annexation of the four occupied Ukrainian regions where referendums were held will be announced tomorrow by Moscow at a special ceremony....

2. The Russian plan to annex occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-russian-plan-to-annex-occupied-territories

It now holds about 60% of Donetsk and had captured nearly all of Luhansk by July after slow advances during months of intense fighting. But those gains are now under threat after Russian forces were driven from neighbouring Kharkiv province this month,...

3. 'We belong to the West'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-belong-to-the-west

The phrase "We belong to the West" belongs to Constantine Karamanlis and was uttered half a century ago and at a time when Greece was emerging from a traumatic seven-year period. ...

4. USA: A classified document on another country's nuclear arsenal was found in Trump's home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-a-classified-document-on-another-country-s-nuclear-arsenal-was-found-in-trump-s-home

A classified document detailing a foreign country's defenses, including its nuclear capabilities, was found during an FBI search last month of Republican former President Donald Trump's home in Mar-a-Lago, Florida, a newspaper report said Tuesday. Washington Post published in its online edition....

5. Russia says 'No' to demilitarize Zaporizhia nuclear power plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-syas-no-to-demilitarize-zaporizhia-nuclear-power-plant

The Russian Foreign Ministry today rejected the proposal made by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to demilitarize the area around the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine which is under Russian control....

6. ‘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....

7. 'I had warned them that the Turks were getting ready'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-had-warned-them-that-the-turks-were-getting-ready

It wasn't a matter of instinct, he didn't accidentally smell impending danger. The facts spoke for Alexandros Simioforidis and he could not ignore them. ...

8. 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...

9. Paphos police confirm CID probe in commando death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-police-confirm-cid-probe-in-commando-death

Investigators from Paphos’ Criminal Investigation Department are probing the death of a commando who jumped in the water from a helicopter during the shooting of a promo video, with reports saying they are focusing on footage to ascertain the aircraft’s maneuvers but also asking the army for audio recordings during the fatal mission...

10. On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-on-erdogan-the-west-and-greek-turkish-relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the so-called “opposition front” at the next elections....

11. Lawmakers approve private 'green line' armed cops

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-approve-private-police-along-green-line

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has approved legislation allowing the hiring and training of 300 private armed police officers tasked with combating illegal migration along the UN buffer zone, but regulations were still unclear...

12. Cyprus grieves over loss of beloved minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grieves-over-loss-of-beloved-minister

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says his entire Cabinet was “crushed” by the death of Labor Minister Zeta Emilianidou, whose funeral is to be held on Friday in Nicosia...

13. Op-ed: Three years after the start of GESY, we look back at the vision and the challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-three-years-after-the-start-of-gesy-we-look-back-at-the-vision-and-the-challenges

In a few days, it will be three years since the implementation of the General Health System (GESY) in Cyprus, the largest reform ever carried out in the country....

14. 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...

15. Putin justifies Ukrainian invasion, blames West in Victory Day speech

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-justifies-ukrainian-invasion-blames-west-in-victory-day-speech

Russian President Vladimir Putin, in his Victory Day speech before a military parade in Moscow's Red Square, defended his ongoing invasion of Ukraine as the "only right solution," without mentioning the neighboring country by name....

16. Ukraine war: US involvement is payback for 2016 US elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-war-us-involvement-is-payback-for-2016-us-elections

Fox News host Tucker Carlson suggested this week that the US government's involvement in Ukraine is aimed at deposing Russian leader Vladimir Putin and is meant as "payback for the 2016 election."...

17. ‘I will visit Athens when we win the war,’ Ukraine’s President tells Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘i-will-visit-athens-when-we-win-the-war-ukraine-s-president-tells-kathimerini

Volodymyr Zelenskyy looked worn, he was probably sleepless, but he spoke passionately in his signature husky, nasal voice, stopping often to take a sip of coffee from the cup next to him....

18. 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...

19. Clock ticking for Mariupol on Holy Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clock-ticking-for-mariupol-on-holy-thursday

A top ally of President Vladimir Putin said Russian forces will seize the last main stronghold of resistance in the besieged city of Mariupol on Thursday, after Ukraine proposed talks on evacuating troops and civilians there...

20. A deal ‘everybody will hate’ to end the war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deal-‘everybody-will-hate-to-end-the-war-in-ukraine

The most likely solution that will bring an end to the war in Ukraine is an agreement that “everybody will hate,” James Stavridis, NATO’s Greek-American former commander for Europe tells Kathimerini....

21. Russia's ultimate 'revenge plan' for the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-ultimate-revenge-plan-for-the-us

As Russia’s war of aggression continues to ravage its neighbor, the Kremlin’s propaganda apparatus has been more blatant than ever in outlining the country’s goals for its biggest nemesis: the U.S....

22. CYCLOPS: 'The crown of our security co-operation', says Kasoulides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyclops-the-crown-of-our-security-co-operation-says-kasoulides

On Wednesday, US Undersecretary for Political Affairs, Victoria Nuland, and Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, expressed their wish that the Cyprus Center for Land, Open-seas, and Port Security (CYCLOPS) will help promote security in the region....

23. 'Orthodox faithful are holding back the antichrist', says Russian Patriarch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/orthodox-faithful-are-holding-back-the-antichrist-says-russian-patriarch

The return of Famagusta can be the ideal confidence-building measure, pledged Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides on Wednesday, noting the government will insist on the proposal for the opening of the airport in Turkish occupied Tympou and Famagusta port in exchange for the return of the fenced-off area of Famagusta....

24. Russia imposes visa restrictions on citizens of 'unfriendly countries'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-imposes-visa-restrictions-on-citizens-of-unfriendly-countries

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Monday introducing visa restrictions for citizens of countries that Moscow deems "unfriendly" in response to sanctions over Ukraine....

25. Zelensky to address Cypriot parliament

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-to-address-cypriot-house

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will address the Cypriot parliament on Thursday, during a busy week on the island with US diplomat visits and after local media suggested Nicosia was grappling with a difficult dilemma...

26. World horrified over Bucha death footage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-horrified-over-bucha-death-footage

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he was “deeply shocked” by images of civilian deaths in Ukraine posted online over the weekend, with Kiev blaming Moscow and Russia rejecting the accusations and calling for a special Security Council meeting on Monday...

27. Russian troops not withdrawing but regrouping in Ukraine, NATO says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-troops-not-withdrawing-but-regrouping-in-ukraine-nato-says

Russian forces in Ukraine are not withdrawing but regrouping, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday, commenting on Moscow's announcements about a scaling down of military operations around Kyiv....

28. Russian troops begin moving away from positions around Kyiv

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-troops-begin-moving-away-from-positions-around-kyiv

Some Russian units suffering heavy losses in Ukraine had been forced to return home and to neighboring Belarus, British military intelligence said a day after Russia promised to scale down military operations around Kyiv and another city....

29. Abramovich, Ukrainian negotiators hit by suspected poisoning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abramovich-ukrainian-negotiators-hit-by-suspected-poisoning

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and Ukrainian peace negotiators suffered symptoms of suspected poisoning earlier this month after a meeting in Kiev...

30. Putin not seen ready to compromise ahead of peacetalks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-not-seen-ready-to-compromise-ahead-of-peacetalks

Ukraine and Russia were preparing on Monday for the first face-to-face peace talks in more than two weeks, but a senior U.S. official said Russian President Vladimir Putin did not appear ready to make compromises to end the war....

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