Economy & Business

14 February 2017
War, Regulation Combine to Stifle Ukrainian Wine Industry

Smaller winemakers will benefit if lawmakers vote to lift onerous licensing fees.

 
13 February 2017
Turkmen Leader Wins New Term in Expected Landslide Premium

Despite political stability, the isolated, gas-rich country is feeling the impact of low energy prices.

 
2 February 2017
After Tajikistan, Kazakhstan Bans Unregistered Mobiles Premium

In the name of security, mobile phone and internet users face mounting restrictions and higher costs.

 
31 January 2017
Biggest German Bank Admits It Laundered Billions for Russian Clients

‘Mirror trading’ scheme had no evident economic purpose, New York financial regulator says. 

 
27 January 2017
Cyber-Spying Scandal Looms as Three Russians Arrested Premium

Available reports suggest intelligence agents and Kaspersky Labs exec are suspected of giving information to a foreign government.

 
27 January 2017
Poland Rolls Out Red Carpet for London Bankers

Major City banks nervous about Brexit’s impact on their EU business are eyeing lower-cost locations for operations centers – any maybe new headquarters.

 
18 January 2017
Karimova Questioned by Swiss Prosecutors Premium

Uzbek authorities seek to recover some of the huge assets allegedly linked to late leader’s daughter.

 
17 January 2017
Kyiv, Moscow Carry Row to London Courtroom Premium

The two sides will face off at the first hearing in a dispute over $3 billion in unpaid debt.

 
12 January 2017
Baku Juggles Finances to Shore Up Manat Premium

Oil price rebound has yet to restore confidence in the battered currency.

 
10 January 2017
Moscow Lands Second Hard Punch on LinkedIn Premium
Dispute over data storage law underlines rising state control over the Russian internet.
 

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