Economy & Business

6 May 2019
A Banking Haven No More Premium

Latvia’s time as a financial bridge between East and West has come to an end.

By Martin Ehl
3 May 2019
Kyrgyzstan Puts Skids on Uranium Mining Premium

Anger over foreign exploitation of natural resources shocks authorities into action.

3 May 2019
Russian Oil Pinch Eases Premium

Pipeline operator Transneft says crude was deliberately contaminated.

26 April 2019
Contamination Halts Flow of Russian Oil to Europe Premium
Clean oil could begin flowing by 29 April, unblocking supplies to Polish and German refineries.
25 April 2019
Grassroots Campaign Reverses Tajik Internet Price Hike Premium

Authorities seemed taken aback by unprecedented outcry from the usually quiescent public.

24 April 2019
Uber Rival Rebrands, Expands to New Markets in Europe and Africa Premium

Estonian start-up Bolt, formerly known as Taxify, has been winning the battle of attrition with other ride-sharing apps.

18 April 2019
The Attempted Telegram Ban – One Year Later Premium
The channels of this popular messaging app became the go-to place for Russian political gossip and leaks – and a threat to Vladimir Putin.
By Dan Tran
18 April 2019
Gazprom Ends Boycott of Turkmen Gas Premium

Though modest, the deal brings a rare ray of hope for Turkmenistan’s shrinking state finances.

12 April 2019
Migration: Ukraine’s Bane or Boon? Premium

Mass labor migration eases pressure on the battered economy, but brain drain looms as more professionals join the exodus.

Russian icebreaker
11 April 2019
Putin Outlines Arctic Expansion Plans Premium
Russia is consolidating its position as the major commercial and military power in the far north.

Russia is consolidating its position as the major commercial and military power in the far north.




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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

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