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Euroscepticism in the Czech Republic: A Central European Disaster ...
The rise of euroscepticism in Central Europe has been well documented, particularly in the Czech Republic. Among the nations of the Visegrad Four, anti-EU sentiments have long provided easy fuel for political actors wil
New Regulations For Shipping In Russia Arctic: The Case of Novatek
In early August Novatek, Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer, launched the second train of Yamal LNG even earlier than planned. Although gas production is ahead of schedule, Novatek’s shipping capacitie
Chinas Belt and Road Heightens Sovereign Debt Risks in Tajikistan
At the People’s Bank of China-IMF joint conference in Beijing back in April, IMF head Christine Lagarde warned about potential debt risks for countries involved in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). This grand
Is Russia Approaching A China-Style Control Over Its Internet Comm...
The latest investigation by the Russian Anti-Corruption Foundation, led by opposition activist Alexei Navalny, found that they have been censored from the Russian Internet with surprising speed. It took two days for the
Why Erdogan’s Popularity Remains Unmatched Despite Growing Authori...
Since the failed coup in 2016, Erdogan has tightened his hold on all aspects of political, social and legal institutions and life in Turkey. While concerns over the president’s authoritarian tendencies has been steadil
Signs That Russia’s Leadership May Be Ready For Tax Reform
The Kremlin is considering a major budgetary move following the presidential election in March 2018. The plan may require some very unpopular measures such as increases in retirement ages and an income tax rate hike. Is
Gas Sector Reform In Ukraine: Vested Interests Continue To Stand I...
Reforming the gas sector remains one of the most crucial pre-requisites to achieving a genuine political transformation in Ukraine. The gas sector has been notorious for its corruption schemes, widely used by the Ukraini
5 Reasons Russia’s Banking System Is Heading For Trouble
Russia’s recent bailout of two major banks will cost the country billions of rubles. But the future of the Russian banking system, and its impact on the nation’s economy, is still uncertain.
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