Economy & Business

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
20 September 2004
Kremlin Oil & Gas Corp Premium
In one huge move, the Kremlin has created a global giant, may have resolved the question of Yukos' fate, and has undone another part of Yeltsin's legacy.
By Dmitri Litvinovich
16 August 2004
To K2 and Beyond
18 years after Chernobyl, Ukraine looks to increase its reliance on nuclear power.
By Oleg Ivanov
2 August 2004
A Putin Family? Premium
Russian authorities tighten the screws on Yukos by reviving murder charges, while a key ally of President Putin eyes its assets.
By Sergei Borisov
26 July 2004
Dying To Make a Living Premium
The worst accident since 2002 claims the lives of 36 in Ukraine’s mining heartland.
By Oleg Ivanov
19 July 2004
When an Asset is a Threat Premium
Recent floods highlight Tajikistan's inability to harness one of its most valuable resources--water. A partner post from EurasiaNet.
By Konstantin Parshin
12 July 2004
The Final Countdown? Premium
Yukos head offers up his shares in a last-ditch attempt to save the company.
By Sergei Borisov


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