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Since the day of the invasion, Russia has not had Cyprus’ interests at heart

Since the day of the invasion, Russia has not had Cyprus’ interests at heart

  By Demetris Papadopoulos THE AMBASSADOR of the Russian Federation to Cyprus Stanislav Osadchiy increasingly seems to feel the need to defend the “policy of principles” his country adopts towards the Cyprus problem. This is a positive development. Until recently Russia’s “principled position” went undisputed. Read full article at CyprusMail.

The Enosis story: a lesson from the past

  By Costas Yennaris What neither Cyprus community would readily admit is that if one looks back at the long history of the intercommunal dispute, one would find tens of examples of acts, decisions, attitudes, perceptions but also lots of myths that have nothing to do with reality and concern the “other side”. There are

Ozgurgun: Between 15-20 of July 1974,those who contacted coup and supported enosis,murdered more than 2.000 G/C

  Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris (16.02.17 online) reports that the so-called prime minister Huseyin Ozgurgun, using social media (twitter) called on the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades “to declare as a disaster day enosis (TR. Note Cyprus union with Greece) which murdered thousands of Greek Cypriots and caused the genocide of Turkish

2016: Why is fake news suddenly an issue?

Fake news: as old as apple pie. It can be traced back to at least the 1898 sinking of the USS Maine battleship off Havana harbour, erroneously and deliberately blamed on the Spanish. What’s this have to do with affairs closer to home? The ongoing ‘fake news’ histrionics in the US, spreading to the EU,

The shadow of 1974

When the Cyprus war imploded in the summer of 1974, unevenly matched and differently motivated forces conspired to divide the island. As Christopher Hitchens’s ‘collusion theory’ suggests, these forces had one thing in common: their fear or dislike of an independent Cyprus. As we, once again, find ourselves within ‘reach’ of a possible ‘solution’, the