Nearly story of Cyprus joining NATO

Cyprus and NATO is an old story. In 1959, when the London Agreements for establishing the Republic of Cyprus was signed, the United Kingdom favoured Cyprus joining the Commonwealth and the Council

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US strategy on Ukraine

The war in Ukraine has disrupted decades of peace and stability in Europe, threatening years of economic and social progress in the region. Russia benefited enormously from the cooperation with its European

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Aftershocks of the Ukraine war

The end of the Cold War, after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, left a situation based on promises but nothing in writing. East Germany was incorporated into the Federal Republic of

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Ukraine bludgeoned on NATO’s doorstep

Putin’s ‘peace operation’ in the heart of Europe is doing a good job of trying to smash Ukraine into submission while ensuring the Russian economy never recovers. The KGB’s least illustrious officer

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Europe’s darkest hour

Putin’s sucker punch to the West could be seen coming from space, but the pugilists in the ring didn’t think he would risk a hammer blow at the heart of democracy in

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UK boosting NATO eastern Europe defences

UK’s substantial contribution to NATO’s uplift in Eastern Europe is strengthening the Alliance’s Defences on land, sea and air, amid ongoing tensions with Russia. Defence Secretary Ben Wallace is in Brussels Thursday

Ukraine drills as NATO, US see no Russia pullback

Ukraine staged military drills and defiant displays of flag-waving patriotism on Wednesday as Western powers warned Russia is continuing to mass forces for a possible invasion. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky watched troops