Russians excluded from Archbishop vote

According to a Holy Synod decision, Russian Orthodox Christians living in Cyprus will be excluded from the Archbishopric elections on 18 December. It overturns initial plans to allow anyone Christian Orthodox and

Cyprus to charge Russians for tourist visas

Cypriot authorities have announced that Cyprus will no longer apply facilitated rules for Russian citizens applying for tourist visas. Foreign Ministry sources told news site Philenews that starting from December 1, the


Cyprus opposes EU travel ban for Russians

Cyprus opposes a ban on tourist visas for Russian nationals travelling across the European Union, which the Baltic countries could propose during an informal EU Foreign Ministers meeting in Prague next week. “We issue visas even


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