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Reflecting on Crimea one year anniversary and Cyprus 40-year occupation

Reflecting on Crimea one year anniversary and Cyprus 40-year occupation

A YEAR has passed since Crimea reunited with the Russian Federation. What has happened during this year? The peninsula has been receiving significant financial aid from the Russian Federation, different productions have been restored and are now developing, different cultural and recreational infrastructure is being renewed, and national minorities have been granted various privileges. However,

Christodoulides:EU to show the same interest for Cyprus as in the case of Ukraine

Cyprus Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides has expressed Nicosia’s disappointment and regret for the fact that not all fellow EU member countries offered their support regarding the violations of the country’s sovereign rights in its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) by Turkey. “Solidarity among partners is a two-way street. On the issue of Ukraine, Cyprus has consistently

‘Frozen conflicts’: Democracies decline to uphold their own values

  A Ukrainian soldier watches pro-Russia separatists during a rotation at the Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine this month. (Mstyslav Chernov / Associated Press)  -Ukraine may become a ‘frozen conflict,’ a case of aggression loudly condemned by a world unwilling to step in -Turkey’s occupation of northern Cyprus is a glaring example of a ‘frozen

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