Economy & Business

5 November 2004
A Growing Problem Premium
With only a few years before possible entry into the EU, rural Romania is showing little sign of becoming more like the rest of Europe.
By Andrew Cartwright
4 November 2004
Building An Organic Future Premium
The first postwar foreign investment brings hope to the traumatized town of Srebrenica.
By Daniel Skoglund
Nurek hydropower plant
3 November 2004
The Russians Are Coming Back Premium
The road to increased Tajik-Russian economic cooperation will be paved with aluminum and guarded by Russian troops.
By Konstantin Parshin
Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan
25 October 2004
Short-Circuit Premium
Kyrgyzstan’s parliament again fails to agree on reform of one of its major assets, its electricity sector.
By Hamid Toursunov
4 October 2004
LUKoil Looks West Premium
An American oil giant wins Russia's biggest privatization deal and a stake in what could soon be Russia's largest oil producer.
By Sergei Borisov
The lobster phone, Tate Gallery
30 September 2004
'Easy-Cards' Made Hard Premium
You might be able to buy it from any newspaper kiosk in Moscow, but in Armenia buying an activation card for your cellphone either takes months or costs up to $200.
By Emil Danielyan
23 September 2004
The New Rush Premium
More and more foreign companies are moving into Mongolia’s mineral-rich territory, meaning more work for the informal mining 'ninjas.'
By Sunjidmaa Jamba


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