Economy & Business

28 August 2018
Central Europe’s Labor Shortage Expected to Worsen Premium

Some economists predict the end of the boom years in Central and Eastern Europe.

 
28 August 2018
Ukrainian Anti-Smuggling Plan Hits Political Snag Premium

Prime minister and presidential ally clash over control of the customs service, a vital contributor to state coffers.

 
24 August 2018
AK-47 Maker Unveils Electric Car Premium

Russia’s renowned arms manufacturer takes a bold step into the consumer market.

 
22 August 2018
Chinese Tire Maker Rolls Into Serbia Premium

China has a lot of money invested in the country, but much less than Serbs think.

 
14 August 2018
Kremlin’s Economic Salvation Plan Takes Shape Premium

More taxes, pension cuts, and a smaller role for private businesses are in store.

 
13 August 2018
Caspian Agreement May Trigger Cascade of Energy Projects

After decades of wrangling, the five Caspian states appear ready to cooperate. From Eurasianet.

By Peter Leonard
 
9 August 2018
Kyrgyzstan’s North-South Road to Corruption

A new investigation reveals another side of Chinese infrastructure projects in Central Asia: elite corruption. From openDemocracy.

By Satina Aidar
 
8 August 2018
U.S. Sanctions on Iran May Not Endanger Key Pipeline from Azerbaijan Premium

Trump signs a waiver to avoid harming European energy independence from Russia, while Bulgaria hopes to woo Moscow and become part of the TurkStream pipeline.

 
3 August 2018
Moldovan Lawmakers ‘Legalize Theft’ Premium
A new Moldovan law meant to ease the tax burden on the poor and stem the shadow economy is meeting sharp criticism both at home and abroad.
 

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