Buying EU passport not to help Russians evade sanctions over war against Ukraine – media A spike in Russian applications was seen after 2014 when the EU first began blacklisting Russians due to the Kremlin's invasion of Ukraine.
23:45, 21 September 2020
EU foreign ministers fail to reach deal on Belarus sanctions The issue is set to be further considered, while today's disaccord is due to Cyrpus' veto.
20:00, 21 September 2020
Greece, Israel, Cyprus sign EastMed gas pipeline deal – media The energy ministers of Greece, Israel and Cyprus – Kostis Hatzidakis, Yuval Steinitz and Yiorgos Lakkotrypis – signed the final agreement on the pipeline at a ceremony in Athens.
10:21, 03 January 2020
RFE/RL: Kremlin-friendly tycoon Deripaska reportedly stripped of Cypriot citizenship There has been no official confirmation of the reports either by Deripaska or by Cypriot authorities.
16:40, 27 November 2019
Zelensky enacts law ratifying amendments to Ukraine-Cyprus Convention on avoidance of double taxation The president signed the bill into law on November 15.
16:01, 18 November 2019
Cyprus plans to strip citizenships after uproar over passports – Reuters Rescinding citizenship is highly unusual, and the move came after authorities launched a probe.
18:00, 06 November 2019
Cyprus Church condemns Russia's aggressive policy toward Orthodox Church of Ukraine Cyprus clerics fully supported Ukraine in its desire to create its own local Church.
09:40, 19 February 2019
Orthodox Church of Cyprus to recognize OCU head Epifaniy The head of the Church of Cyprus also said he considers the Ecumenical Patriarchate "Mother Church," and stressed "he has excellent relations with Phanar, which he will preserve despite any difficulties."
16:00, 25 January 2019
Cypriot court seizes property of Ukrainian oligarch Firtash over VTB Bank's claim – Russian media Russia's VTB insists Firtash's structures owe nearly US$37.5 million to the bank.
15:41, 16 January 2019
Direct foreign investment in Ukraine up by $1 bln in 1H 2018 – official The greatest boost of investment was recorded coming from the Netherlands.
21:10, 29 August 2018
Cyprus court "unfreezes" assets of Akhmetov's SCM The District Court of Nicosia in 2017 issued a temporary order to freeze SCM's Cyprus-based assets up to the amount of US$820 million.
15:17, 07 June 2018
Foreign investment in Ukraine in 2017 amounts to almost US$1.9 bln Most of the investment over the period under review came from Cyprus.
15:54, 01 March 2018
FT: Ukraine's Rinat Akhmetov has $820m of assets frozen <p>Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine's richest man, has been served with an order from a Cyprus court freezing $820m of his assets in a long-running legal dispute with a rival over the country's biggest fixed-line telecoms group, according to The Financial Times.</p>
10:58, 05 January 2018
Cyprus representative Stella Kyriakides elected PACE President <p>Stella Kyriakides, the Chair of the Cyprus delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, was elected the organization’s president on Tuesday, October 10, an UNIAN correspondent reports.</p>
18:30, 10 October 2017
Cyprus earns billions by 'selling' EU citizenship to super rich of Russia, Ukraine – The Guardian <p>Corruption-stained billionaire Russian oligarchs and Ukrainian elites are among hundreds of people who have acquired EU passports under controversial “golden visa” schemes, The Guardian has learnt.</p>
12:20, 18 September 2017