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    Russia plans first bond issuance since sanctions
    Feb08

    Russia plans first bond issuance since sanctions

    Russia is exploring international bond issuance for the first time since the war in Ukraine sparked sanctions from the west. …read more Source:...

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Feb. 8, 2016
    Feb08

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Feb. 8, 2016

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasThe good news for Europe is that the combined benefits of...

    The Rise of the New Authoritarians?
    Feb08

    The Rise of the New Authoritarians?

    John Hemmings Security, The West cannot resort to Cold War–style containment strategies with China and Russia. The news last week that the U.S. defense budget will increase dramatically to face challenges in Asia and Europe came as no surprise. In many ways, one could argue that it marks the beginning of a new deterrence strategy by the United...

    With Mining Law Changes, Are Foreign Firms Set to Dig In?
    Feb08

    With Mining Law Changes, Are Foreign Firms Set to Dig In?

    Aung San Suu Kyi watches a test explosion during a visit to the Letpadaung copper mine project in Sarlingyi Township on March 14, 2013. (Photo: Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters) Long-anticipated revisions to Burma’s Mining Law, which were passed by the outgoing Parliament at the end of last year, could spur foreign investment in a sector that is...

    Technocracy only hope for lasting reform
    Feb08

    Technocracy only hope for lasting reform

    Ukraine ex-minister warns over ‘old forces’ undoing progress …read more Source: Financial...

    Talking to Russia doesn’t mean abandoning Ukraine, ambassador says
    Feb08

    Talking to Russia doesn’t mean abandoning Ukraine, ambassador says

    Ukraine’s new ambassador to Canada has dismissed suggestions the Liberal government is automatically abandoning his country by re-engaging with Russia. …read more Source: National...

    Why on Earth Would Russia Attack the Baltics?
    Feb08

    Why on Earth Would Russia Attack the Baltics?

    Doug Bandow Security, Eurasia The costs would be far greater than any returns. When the Cold War closed many people believed that history had ended. Peace had descended upon the earth. The lion was about to lie down with the lamb. The Second Coming seemed on its way. Europe was certain to be free and undivided. Alas, it hasn’t worked out...

    Russia Eyes International Bond To Raise Revenue
    Feb08

    Russia Eyes International Bond To Raise Revenue

    Embroiled in a recession, Russia is looking abroad to raise revenue. The Kremlin has asked dozens of international banks and investment partners to consider issuing a bond on its behalf. If the plan moves forward, it will represent the country’s first effort to leverage foreign capital in this manner since Russia was slapped with Western...

    Talking to Russia doesn’t mean abandoning Ukraine, ambassador says
    Feb07

    Talking to Russia doesn’t mean abandoning Ukraine, ambassador says

    Ukraine’s new ambassador to Canada has dismissed suggestions the Liberal government is automatically abandoning his country by re-engaging with Russia. In an exclusive interview, Ukrainian Ambassador Andriy Shevchenko said he hopes Canada will boost its support for his country, including through the provision of arms and long-term aid. He...

    Ukraine’s last chance to secure freedom
    Feb07

    Ukraine’s last chance to secure freedom

    Abromavicius resignation lays bare the absence of fundamental reforms …read more Source: Financial...