Why Ukraine’s Steel Tycoon Closed His Media Empire

Last year’s oligarch law allowed the country’s wealthiest man to discard an unprofitable business without hurting his reputation.

11 Aug 22

Ukraine: Businesses Relocate to Safer West

With government help, hundreds of strategic enterprises have moved to the safer west of the country. Smaller businesses, however, have to fend for themselves.

13 Jun 22

Ukraine: How Russia is Emptying the World’s Breadbasket

Moscow is accused of using hunger as a weapon as it blocks ports, bombs storage facilities and takes grain reserves.

5 May 22

Ukraine War Rocks Moldova’s Fragile Economy

Chisinau has not imposed sanctions on Russia, but is looking into economic alternatives to Moscow.

29 Mar 22

Central Asian Migrants Leave Russia

Millions from all over the region have historically travelled there to work, with their remittances playing a significant part in many countries’ economies.

25 Mar 22

Crypto Mining Overtakes Georgian Power Grid

Svaneti residents turned to ancient rituals to fight electricity shortages caused by virtual currencies.

24 Mar 22
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