Economy & Business

22 January 2019
Little Lithuania Dreams of LNG Greatness

The country is leading the Baltic drive to declare energy independence from Russia.

 
18 January 2019
Facebook Purges Russian Fake News Sites

Almost 500 pages and accounts beamed misleading information across Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

 
15 January 2019
As Russia Ends Belarusian Oil Subsidies, Lukashenka Blusters

Cheap Russian oil is a keystone of Belarus’s centrally planned economy.

 
10 January 2019
Germany Listens as Washington Thunders Against Russian Pipeline

Nord Stream 2 builders say project is on schedule, but will the gas find customers?

 
3 January 2019
Russia Prepares for Baltic Energy Exit

The three Baltic states are moving forward with a plan to leave the Soviet-era energy grid.

 
2 January 2019
Saudis, Chinese Eyeing Tajikistan’s Biggest Bank: Reports
A rejuvenating injection of foreign cash may be on the cards for the troubled Tojiksodirotbank.
 
20 December 2018
Ukraine Wins $3.9 Billion IMF Loan Premium

Package replaces a larger one that stalled over Kyiv’s inability to meet stringent conditions.

 
17 December 2018
Georgia’s China Dream

CEFC takes a last stand in the Caucasus. From Sinopsis.

By Tinatin Khidasheli and Sinopsis
 
13 December 2018
Russian Protectorates Embrace Cryptocurrency Premium

Digital currency could be an alternative to the dollar for wildcat regions in Georgia, Ukraine, and Moldova.

 
11 December 2018
Beyond Official Statistics: Re-classifying “Informality” in Ukraine Premium

“Informality” in its many forms – from outright corruption to showing gratitude for going above and beyond the call of duty – has something to teach us, and could even serve as a feedback mechanism for public policy.

By Abel Polese
 

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