Game over for Armenia?

During the past three decades, Armenia struggled to convince the world that the ethnic enclave of Nagorno-Karabagh was an integral part of the Armenian nation, connected to the motherland with a fragile


UK says Nicosia cleaning up its act

British High Commissioner Irfan Siddiq said Cyprus has a consensus to enforce sanctions against Russia to restore its reputation, but the Turkish-occupied north is a money laundering blackspot. He said while questions on

No fallout from Russia Tax Agreement axe

Cyprus is not expected to face any further consequences following the decree signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin for suspending certain provisions of international taxation agreements, said the Finance Ministry. A statement


Russia to open consulate in north

The Foreign Ministry is looking into claims of a possible Russian presence in the Turkish-occupied north for the provision of consular assistance, its spokesperson Theodoros Gotsis said. He told CNA that the

Government briefs US official on sanction busters

The US State Department official Erik Woodhouse is in Cyprus carrying additional evidence concerning sanctions on Russian oligarchs and Cypriot financiers assisting them. Woodhouse arrived on Wednesday on a two-day official visit

Difficult to ban pro-Russia events

The freedom of assembly is a constitutionally safeguarded right, meaning it would be difficult for authorities to prevent any pro-Russia events as requested by the Ukraine-Cyprus friendship group. But restrictions could be

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