‘This is Cyprus’ lawyer fined

A prominent Famagusta lawyer, implicated in Al Jazeera’s golden passport scandal expose, which ended the citizenship for investment scheme, was fined €4,000 by the Cyprus Bar Association for demeaning the profession. Andreas

Shady Russian oligarchs with Cypriot passports

Four dubious Russian oligarchs with close ties to President Vladimir Putin have obtained a Cypriot passport, according to a Cyprus Green MP, calling on authorities to revoke their citizenship. Green MP Alexandra

Golden passport stain thickens

The case of a Vietnamese who allegedly acquired a Cypriot golden passport while in custody in his home country has authorities in a tangle. Cyprus legal services are investigating allegations that a

21 Russians to lose Cyprus passports

Some 21 Russians holding a ‘golden passport’ will be stripped of their Cypriot nationality due to sanctions imposed by the European Union on Russia for invading Ukraine. The government has decided to


EU wants golden passports recalled

The European Commission called on member states to immediately end any existing investor citizenship schemes and withdraw citizenships granted to Russians or Belarusians sanctioned over Ukraine. Commission spokesperson Annita Hipper said Monday that

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