Nicosia Uncut

Cold, hard, truth from the divided capital of Cyprus. Andromachi Sophocleous & Kemal Baykallı, two peace activists/political analysts from the island of Cyprus, provide a unique and informed perspective on Cyprus-related politics, undoing official narratives dominating the discussion when it comes to Cyprus.

https://islandtalks.fm/series/nu/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 32m. Bisher sind 39 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 21 hours

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Nicosia Uncut – Episode 39: RoC elections – three candidates of the establishment (16/5/2022)


Legacy of Anastasiades seems to be dominating the political scene in Cyprus in the coming term as well. Early favorites of the Presidential race, DISYs Neophytou, currently independent Christodoules and AKELs potential candidate Mavroyiannis have been th


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Nicosia Uncut – Episode 38: Turkey firms its grip on Turkish Cypriot politics (3/5/2022)


In this episode of Nicosia Uncut Andromachi Sophocleous and Kemal Baykallı discuss how Turkey is firming its grip in the Turkish Cypriot politics as the right-wing coalition of UBP leader Dr Faiz Sucuoğlu collapses yet again due to his apparent fall-out


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Nicosia Uncut – Episode 37: Discussing effectiveness of the UN in Cyprus with Dr.Alexandra Novosseloff (15/4/2022)


In this episode of Nicosia Uncut, Andromachi Sophocleous and Kemal Baykallı host Dr.Alexandra Novosseloff, the author of the EPON report titled Assessing the Effectiveness of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force (UNFICYP) and the Office of the Special A


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 2022-04-15  35m
 
 

Nicosia Uncut – Episode 36: War in Ukraine and the lessons for Cypriots (10/3/2022)


Difficult times for Ukraine and for the world peace in general! While Russias attack on Ukraine continues to create a humanitarian tragedy in the heart of Europe, there are lessons for Cypriots who are living in frozen conflict on the island. In this epi


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 2022-03-08  33m
 
 

Nicosia Uncut – Episode 35: RoC’s U-turn from sanctions to CBMs (17/2/2022)


Since the collapse of the talks in Crans Montana, Anastasiades government has dedicated all its foreign policy capital in isolating Turkey through various diplomatic tools. Apart from a number of regional agreements (which were highlighted with tantamoun


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 2022-02-15  33m
 
 

Nicosia Uncut – Episode 34: Cyprus: The land of pipe dreams (14/1/2022)


Cyprus is the land of impossible fantasies. One side thinks that the international community is now ready to accept a “two-state solution” in Cyprus, the other tries to play a global chess-game with a non-feasible, unrealistic “East Med


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 2022-01-14  34m
 
 

Nicosia Uncut – Episode 33: TCs hit by currency, RoC’s illusions on EU sanctions collapsed (20/12/2021)


The Turkish Cypriot economy is badly hit following the meltdown of the Turkish lira. Being an import oriented economy based on services, economy in the north was already fragile due to the pandemic. The depreciation of the Turkish lira affected northern


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 2021-12-17  34m
 
 

Nicosia Uncut – Episode 32: Cyprus problem: What do the leaked UN minutes tell us? (3/12/2021)


In this special episode of Nicosia Uncut, Andromachi Sophocleous and Kemal Baykallı discuss and analyse the content, context and the implications of the leaked UN minutes with the delegations on the last day (6 July 2017) of the Cyprus conference in Cran


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 2021-12-01  37m
 
 

Nicosia Uncut – Episode 31: Rivalries in UBP & DISY; Erdoğan’s deteriorating popularity (3/11/2021)


In this episode of Nicosia Uncut, Andromachi Sophocleous and Kemal Baykallı explore the reconciliation initiatives in Cyprus - Home for Cooperation, Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage in Cyprus, Cyprus Dialogue Forum, Famagusta Avenue Garage and Th


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 2021-11-02  38m
 
 

Nicosia Uncut – Episode 30: More elections, more tensions (14/10/2021)


Summer is over and all sides are now focused on upcoming elections on both parts of the divide in Cyprus and in Turkey. Turkish Cypriot minority coalition finally collapsed the day after this episode was recorded. Both Turkey and the Republic of Cyprus h


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 2021-10-12  31m