Economy & Business

12 July 2004
Orlen Commission Begins Work Premium
Marek Belka hoped to depoliticize the country's biggest oil company by getting rid of its president, but the opposition has other plans.
By TOL
 
6 July 2004
Planting Seeds for an EU Cash Harvest Premium
Once the backbone of Poland's vociferous anti-EU movement, farmers are starting to see the cold, hard benefits of doing business with Brussels.
By Wojciech Kosc
 
9 June 2004
PPP for Croatia’s Tourism Industry? Premium
The Croatian government proposes a public-private partnership to privatize hotels on the beautiful island of Hvar, but many fear the process may not be transparent.
By Zeljka Vujcic
 
4 June 2004
The Tsar and His Boyars Premium
Lukashenka has cowed his courtiers and there is no sign yet of a palace coup. Nor, perhaps, will there ever be one.
By Vitali Silitski
 
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev
28 May 2004
United States vs. James H. Giffen Premium
Lawyers for the U.S. consultant at the center of the corruption scandal engulfing Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev try to turn the tables on the U.S. administration, claiming he had “close and repeated contact with officials'' at the CIA, FBI and State Department. From Assandi Times.
By Marlena Telvick
 
24 May 2004
Closed Sundays Premium
Croatian authorities prepare to introduce a comprehensive Sunday trade ban.
By Zeljka Vujcic
 
24 May 2004
Like Caviar and Vodka Premium
The Kyoto Protocol looks certain to come into force thanks to Russia after the EU backs Russia's bid to join the World Trade Organization.
By Vladimir Kovalev
 

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