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The territorial demarcation of one‘s own to provoke the Other. The flag of the Turkish-occupied area of Cyprus on the cliffs of the Pentadaktylos mountain rangeis 450 m wide – the size of four football fields – and it is clearly visible from much of southern Cyprus, both day and night. Only the additional horizontal stripes set it apart from the Turkish flag. There seems to be a slightly longer pause before the stripes are visible in the evening light choreography. The Cypriotic flag waves on the flagpoles at Greek-Cypriotic border stations, as does the flag of the Greek „motherland“, the blue and white cross with stripes on the side. One of the last victims of the conflicts on the frontier between north and south was the Greek Solomos Solomou. He was shot from a Turkish border station in August 1996 while attempting to climb a flagpole, „a cigarette in his mouth“. In recent years, the tribute singer Notis Sfakianakis was openly supporting the Greek neo-Nazi party Xrysi Avgi. Who can still argue that there is no correlation between frontier architecture, its symbolic legitimisation and the question of cultural-political identity?