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Dodon out for taking the Chisinau airport away from Rothschild for promising to sell it to Russians

Dodon out for taking the Chisinau airport away from Rothschild for promising to sell it to Russians

| October 14, 2019

Bargaining one trouble for another. Whose interests are noticeable in Dodon’s drift to terminate the Chisinau International Airport concession agreement? Termination of the Chisinau International Airport concession agreement has become the bee in the bonnet of the Moldovan President Igor Dodon.  It is he who is the driver of this legally doubtful process.  He has […]

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Forbes names world’s best regarded companies

Forbes names world’s best regarded companies

| September 23, 2019

Forbes has announced its third annual edition of top 250 best regarded companies in the world. The list includes six Russian companies – LUKOIL, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), Rosseti, Sberbank, VTB Bank and Transneft. LUKOIL became the only oil and gas operations company from Russia, sharing the category with organizations from Spain and China. Previously, […]

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Forensic accountants investigate Russian media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky

Forensic accountants investigate Russian media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky

| September 16, 2019

Forensic accountants and lawyers are probing the finances of a disgraced Russian press baron to see if he lied on oath in court. A team of experts is sifting through the last days of Vladimir Gusinsky’s media company before he declared it bust. Working extensively in the Cayman Islands, they are probing exactly why Mr […]

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Tsinandali Festival a wonderful shop window for Georgia

Tsinandali Festival a wonderful shop window for Georgia

| September 10, 2019

Former soviet bloc country Georgia has a unique heritage which is now being used to enrich its modern appeal. Georgian wine is known for its excellence the world over, and it is believed that viniculture originated in what is now Georgia in pre-Roman times. Tsinandali is a fine wine producing estate which dates back to […]

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Open markets and a level playing field essential to reach next #DigitalAge

Open markets and a level playing field essential to reach next #DigitalAge

| August 12, 2019

Until recently few people outside the business of building and operating telecommunications networks had heard of Huawei. That changed when we launched a line of smart phones and then tablets and consumer devices that have taken us to the very top of the consumer electronics industry, writes Simon Lacey. But before we became a consumer […]

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#HelloKitty – EU Commission fines merchandiser €6.2 million for breaching competition rules

#HelloKitty – EU Commission fines merchandiser €6.2 million for breaching competition rules

| July 9, 2019

The European Commission announced they fined Sanrio, the Japanese owner of the intellectual property of Hello Kitty, €6.2 million for restricting cross-border sales of merchandise within the European Economic Area, writes David Kunz. After a nearly two year investigation, the European Commission concluded that Sanrio was not complying to EU competition rules by blocking retailers from selling […]

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Making the most of #Globalization – #EUTradePolicy explained

Making the most of #Globalization – #EUTradePolicy explained

| June 5, 2019

What is the EU’s trade policy? Why is it important in a globalized economy and how does it work? Find out more about one of the EU’s most intricate policies from this EU Parliament article.  Why is EU trade policy important in a globalized economy? Economic globalization is characterized by an increase in international trade […]

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