Ukraine Votes to Continue Looking West

Ukraine Votes to Continue Looking West

Ukrainian voters continue to look west, choosing to elect a new parliament that gives President Petro Poroshenko the opportunity to form a government committed to continuing the process of looking westward, as much of the country seeks to adopt European standards and values. Exit polling on Sunday indicated that Poroshenko will be shed of the former […]

Russia Total CEO Killed at Moscow Vnukovo Airport

Russia Total CEO Killed at Moscow Vnukovo Airport

Five employees of Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport have been arrested as part of the investigation into the runway crash that killed, Christophe de Margerie, the 63-year old CEO of the French oil giant Total last Monday at Vnukovo Airport just outside Moscow. Investigators are looking into the crash when de Margerie’s plane ran into a snowplow during […]

Russia: Yukos Round Two?

Russia: Yukos Round Two?

Russia’s stock market, already on shaky ground, plunged at the news that the government is investigating another wealthy oligarch in what some are calling Yukos Round Two. 65-year-old Vladimir Yevtushenkov was placed under house arrest last week in Moscow. Yevtushenkov is a Russian billionaire, businessman and owner of Bashneft (Башнефть), a Russian oil company. He […]

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