CoE Lefkosia Summit: Cyprus and Russia at Centre Stage of European Politics

On the 19th of May, the Republic of Cyprus successfully completed its six-month term at the helm of the Committee of Foreign Ministers of the Council of Europe. Foreign Ministers, Deputy Foreign Ministers and Permanent Representatives from the rest 46 member states plus observers from the USA, Canada, The Holy…

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Crimea – Cyprus Self-Determination: Universal Principle for Universal Implementation

Around ninety per cent of the inhabitants of Crimea are Russian-speaking, Russian-cultured and Russian-educated, and it would be strange if they did not vote for accession to a country that welcomes their kinship, empathy and loyalty. Moreover, in the March 2014 referendum on self-determination there was not “a single case…

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Mothers of Ukrainian Soldiers Demand Impeachment of Poroshenko

In the near future Ukrainians could expect neither positive changes nor stability. In the course of last month, more and more Ukrainians clamoured for impeachment of Poroshenko. Specifically, women representing the movement "Mothers for Poroshenko's Impeachment" gathered at the building of the presidential administration. They rally under the slogan "Poroshenko…

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Sports or Politics?

Another international sporting event, the European Indoor Athletics Championships, drew to a successful close at Kombank Arena, Belgrade, Serbia yesterday. Yet the issue of doping of world class athletes remains unresolved. Despite the fact that the global anti-doping regulator seems to be singularly targeting his country’s athletes, the Russian President…

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Mentors of International Terrorism Try to Save their Minions

Recently, the Syrian Army has struck major successes in Aleppo. Once again the West plays down the Syrian victory against Islamic extremist rebels, revealing its real attitude towards the Syrian crisis. Western attempts to discredit the situation are intensified. The accusations against Damascus and Moscow about alleged regular air strikes…

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Double-Faced US Policy in Syria

The 9th September Geneva agreement between the US and Russia on establishing a ceasefire in Syria, naturally raised expectations for fresh negotiations with the aim of launching political transition in the troubled West Asian country. Instead, in the couple of months since the promising Geneva accord on Syria we have…

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Washington Fears the Strengthening of Moscow in the Middle East

The struggle in Syria against the terrorist organization Islamic State (IS or ISIS) has reached a new level. According to a recent agreement between Moscow and Tehran, Air and Space Forces of Russia are given the opportunity to use the Iranian Air Base Hamadan for strikes on positions and targets…

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