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Running out of gas
Mediterranean

Running out of gas

Energy-starved Egypt tries a Cyprus solution. Global Sources chief editor Gary Lakes explores the tortuous politics of the East Mediterranean where for three years political hot air has been more abundant than long-promised gas exports. IT could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Egypt and Cyprus have signed a memorandum […]

Oligarchs of Donetsk
Former Soviet states

Oligarchs of Donetsk

Rinat Akhmetov is the richest, most powerful oligarch in Ukraine. He has significant assets in Donetsk region – where ousted president Viktor Yanukovych was governor from 1997 to 2002. Is it a coincidence that Donetsk became a hotbed for separatism? UKRAINE had two revolutions in ten years: the 2004 Orange Revolution and 2013-2014 […]