Economy & Business

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
 
24 May 2004
Fuming Less Premium
Europe's agreement with Russia over the Kyoto Protocol and the WTO ends a complicated chapter of history and opens a simpler, albeit rather depressing, new one.
By TOL
 
The Environment: The Good News
7 May 2004
The Good News ... Premium
What happened to all the belching smokestacks, sickly forests, and dead rivers that filled Western media coverage of Central and Eastern Europe after the fall of the Iron Curtain?
By Andreas Beckmann
 
Kozloduy nuclear plant
28 April 2004
The Battle of Kozloduy Continues Premium
Opposition to the closure of two nuclear reactors scheduled for 2006 may threaten Bulgaria’s 2007 EU accession date.
By Matthew Brunwasser
 
26 April 2004
Oil and Politics Don't Mix Premium
Poland's richest man strengthens his influence in oil company PKN Orlen as the parliament begins to look into the ouster of Orlen's last president.
By Jakub Jedras
 
26 April 2004
Czechs Battle Over EU Legislation Premium
Parliament overturns the president's veto of a crucial pre-accession tax bill. Czechs are now wondering how much they will pay in higher VAT after 1 May.
By Eva Rybkova
 

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