Economy & Business

28 March 2017
More Discontent in Russia as Truckers Strike

Protest organizers say 10,000 trucks will block roads and disrupt traffic across the country.

22 March 2017
Polish Payment App Gaining in Popularity

An alternative to PayPal, Blik enables users to carry out an array of transactions securely and at the touch of a fingertip. 

21 March 2017
More Revelations Emerge of Huge Money Laundering Operation

Reports say four-year scheme channeled $20 billion, maybe much more, on a wild ride from Russia to Moldova to Latvia.

20 March 2017
Islamic Banking Could Be Coming to the North Caucasus

A newly launched business association will try to navigate between Islamic law and Russian legislation. 

16 March 2017
Mega-Airport Planned for Warsaw

Poland could boast one of Europe’s busiest airports, according to the projections government ministers are throwing around.

16 March 2017
European Bank in Milestone Visit to Uzbekistan

New regime wants to liberalize the economy in face of opposition from hardliners.

13 March 2017
Gazprom Agrees to Stiff EU Conditions Premium

If deal passes muster in the member states, it could lift the threat of massive fines on the Russian energy giant.

10 March 2017
No Parasites in Their Ranks Premium
Lukashenka suspends “parasite law,” but orders civil servants to make sure all of their relatives have a job.
8 March 2017
Power Flows Across Georgia-Abkhazia Border, People Don’t Premium

High in the Caucasus mountains, the Enguri hydropower plant is a rare example of cooperation between the two hostile sides.





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