Collapse of Geneva Diplomacy: Syrian Conflict Proves Intractable for the West

Last week, the eighth round of negotiations on the settlement of the Syrian conflict took place in Geneva. As expected by many international observers, the participants of the consultations could not reach a compromise. Staffan De Mistura, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General did not even manage to organize…

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West Collects Data Discrediting Ukrainian Politicians

According to the latest Western media revealing reports, the leadership of Ukraine loses the support of both Europe and the United States. The West exposes the Ukrainian authorities for corruption. In a recent issue of Focus, a German current affairs magazine, an article was published about the activities of Ukrainian…

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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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Mavroyiannis UN General Assembly Defeat: Who are Cyprus’ True Allies?

Last Monday 13 of June, as the hot Mediterranean summer working day was here in Lefkosia drawing to a close, we received another unexpected blow (?) to our international standing if not reputation: our top diplomat Andreas Mavroyiannis was defeated in his bid to be elected President of the 71st…

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