Economy & Business

21 June 2017
Slovak VW Workers Strike for Higher Pay

Falling unemployment, continued recovery from financial crisis helping push up wages across Central Europe.

 
20 June 2017
Astana Expo’s Future Vision Attracts Meager Crowds

Event’s PR chief launches attack on Foreign Policy piece panning the exhibition.

 
19 June 2017
New U.S. Sanctions Could Hit Russo-German Pipeline Project

White House reportedly working to defang Senate bill that would limit Trump’s powers to ease sanctions.

 
15 June 2017
Mongolia Eyes East Asian Supergrid Scheme

Its cheap and abundant energy resources are crucial to the ambitious project – but first, they must be developed.

 
12 June 2017
Georgia Eyes Ban on Foreign Ownership of Farmland Premium

Opposition parties slam move as populist, saying agriculture desperately needs foreign investment and know-how.

 
8 June 2017
Turkmen Ruler Orders End to Energy Subsidies Premium

Citizens will no longer receive the free electricity, gas, and water they have taken for granted for a quarter-century.

 
Estonia brochure
7 June 2017
Branding a Nation Premium

Even tourism brochures can help construct a nation’s identity.

By Abel Polese and Emilia Pawlusz
 
Tajikistan market woman 100
6 June 2017
Job Shortage Forces Tajik Women to Adapt Premium

One woman’s bitter experience as a migrant worker underlines the increasing strain on working women in Central Asia’s poorest nation.

 
5 June 2017
South Ossetia Emerges as Financial Center for Ukrainian Rebels Premium

Key bank there likely used to facilitate payments from Russia.

 

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