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Oligarch raid on electricity market of #Ukraine

Oligarch raid on electricity market of #Ukraine

| June 27, 2019

The most urgent issue in EU-Ukraine relations today is the protection of Ukraine’s nuclear power industry from a conspiracy of the oligarchs. Energoatom has been starved of a fair share of market revenues for years by the unfair Rotterdam Plus formula to calculate tariff shares for producers, ostensibly to take account of international coal prices, […]

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Will #Eurasian continent shape future of the world?

Will #Eurasian continent shape future of the world?

| June 13, 2019

On 6-8 June, the former Russian imperial capital, Saint Petersburg, turned into one of the world’s political and economic centres. Politicians, businessmen, analysts and journalists from 145 countries gathered there in a rebuttal of the myth that Russia and Vladimir Putin have been isolated by the international community, writes James Wilson. The Saint Petersburg Economic Forum […]

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#ESG – Towards growth through sustainable development

#ESG – Towards growth through sustainable development

| May 22, 2019

The current volatile business market environment is increasingly characterised by valuations driven by sentiment. Investor attention and interest around the topic of Environment, Society and Governance (ESG). While solid company fundamentals remain the core of the story, it is critical for a company to shape a positive public and investor perception. The largest global investors already […]

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Wiretapping, secret service control and dire prison conditions: Scrutiny of #Romania justice system as the country hosts the EU Summit

Wiretapping, secret service control and dire prison conditions: Scrutiny of #Romania justice system as the country hosts the EU Summit

| May 13, 2019

  Jean-Claude Juncker, the head of the European Commission, says Romania, which currently holds the European Union’s rotating presidency, must make further efforts to fully reach European standards on the rule of law. Mr Juncker’s comments were directed at the political wrangling in Romania over the anti-corruption campaign. However, commentators observe that the problems with […]

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New era of #Putin

New era of #Putin

| May 6, 2019

One year and one day ago, on 7 May 2018, Vladimir Putin was sworn in for his fourth term as president of Russia. The newly elected Russian leader arrived at the inauguration ceremony directly from his office, showing the people that he was busy with current state affairs and at the same time demonstrating to […]

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International focus on the #Dayton Agreement

International focus on the #Dayton Agreement

| April 26, 2019

An international round table bringing together politicians from Germany, Italy, Belgium, Slovakia and from the European Parliament was organised this week in the Serb Republic ski resort of Jahorina to explore ways to develop Republika Srpska and defend the provisions of the 1995 Dayton Agreement under which the territory is provided with international recognition. The […]

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Russian management hurting business for AB InBev

Russian management hurting business for AB InBev

| April 10, 2019

  The Moscow Arbitration Court held a session on a high-profile case in which one of the world’s largest beer companies, Anheuser-Busch, and a number of its Russian distributors participated. The company’s share in the global beer market is estimated at 28%, brewers produce such brands as BUD, Stella Artois, Corona Extra, Leffe, Hoegaarden, Löwenbräu, […]

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