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Ukrainian Tycoons’ Shifting Loyalties

Dec 21st, 2013 | By

By Henry Meyer, Kateryna Choursina, and Daryna Krasnolutska December 19, 2013 Most people associate oligarchs with Russia’s post-Soviet history, when ruthless men bought state assets on the cheap, built business empires, and made fortunes. But Russia isn’t the only nation whose economy is dominated by oligarchs. In neighboring Ukraine, about a dozen businessmen have a…

Taking Sides on Ukraine? My Pleasure!

Dec 18th, 2013 | By

by: Jan Techau Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Last week, Carnegie Europe’s Ulrich Speck went to Kiev to see for himself what was playing out on the streets of Ukraine’s capital. He had received too many interview requests, and felt that he needed a better sense of the situation on the ground before answering them all.…