Economy & Business

4 February 2019
Arresting Huawei’s March on Warsaw

The arrest of Huawei’s executive in Poland on espionage charges could have a ripple effect globally, but Beijing has so far responded with caution. From Sinopsis.

By Lukasz Sarek
1 February 2019
Huawei’s Central European Signal Fades Premium

Governments in the region have avidly sought Chinese investment, but the telecoms giant may be too hot a property.

31 January 2019
Turkmenistan Opens Transport Sector to Private Investors Premium

As ever, the president paints the move in glowing terms, glossing over the dire state of state finances.

29 January 2019
Hope for Georgia-Russia Trade Corridor Deal Premium

Tbilisi takes a step toward implementing a long-stalled agreement on opening transit corridors across its breakaway territories.

25 January 2019
Cloudy Skies Obscure Tajik Airline Maneuvers Premium

The struggling national carrier could be taken over by a private airline rumored to be controlled by the president’s family.

25 January 2019
Gazprom Ordered to Write Off Huge Chechen Debts Premium

Russian energy giant contests arguments the debt is uncollectable and says locals simply don’t want to pay for energy.

22 January 2019
Little Lithuania Dreams of LNG Greatness Premium

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

18 January 2019
Facebook Purges Russian Fake News Sites Premium

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 Premium

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

10 January 2019
Germany Listens as Washington Thunders Against Russian Pipeline Premium

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



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