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...a new political party, Cypriot not Russian

Postby repulsewarrior » Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:53 am

...interesting that this party does not represent an influence of Putin.

The interior ministry has approved an application for the establishment of a political party by Russians who have Cypriot citizenship. The party is called I The Citizen and does not mention Russia anywhere in its name, as press reports had initially suggested. It is, however, the brainchild of Russians who have been living and working in Cyprus for many years and who have Cypriot citizenship.

The leader of the party, Alexei Voloboev, who moved to Cyprus 12 years ago, said in an interview with Phileleftheros that Cyprus was lagging behind many advanced countries in the development of new technologies, in e-government and in facilitating foreign investment. Being a businessman, he has experienced the negative effects of Cyprus’ bureaucracy, which is holding the country back.

“The idea for the creation of a new party was sparked by the fact that we saw how much more advanced other modern states were in relation to Cyprus,” Voloboev said.

It may have been founded by people of Russian origin, but it is something which i hope will encourage Cypriots to look at their diversity, not as a threat, but worth defending having its own advantages. Cyprus is at the crossroad to three continents, let's not forget; it will not be our "Greekness" that gets us ahead.
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Re: ...a new political party, Cypriot not Russian

Postby miltiades » Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:00 pm

I do not as a rule participate either in discussions or comments surrounding Cypriot political parties.
I will however express an interest in a Russian- Cypriot party.
Just wondering which ...
Football team will have the suppory of the upcoming new party!!
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