In light of "The Russian Laundromat Exposed" report published today by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project and Novaya Gazeta on large-scale money laundering and tax evasion of Russian funds through Moldova and European banks, Lars Koch, Oxfam IBIS Tax Policy Advisor said.
Kazakhstan’s efforts to draw foreign investors have marked the country as the “foreign investors’ haven” in Central Asia. For U.K.-based Aggreko, a supplier of temporary power generation equipment and temperature control equipment, this was one of the main reasons to enter the local market.
Caspian Energy Georgia will represent interests of the Caspian European Club, Caspian American Club and Caspian Energy International Media Group in Georgia, said Telman Aliyev, deputy chairman and CEO of Caspian European Club and Caspian American Club.
Chinese President Xi Jinping criticised protectionism on Monday at a summit positioning Beijing as a champion of globalisation, but some European nations challenged Beijing to address concerns about its own trade practices.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street on Wednesday (10 May 2017) to discuss preparations for the upcoming meeting of Allied leaders on 25 May. The Secretary General thanked the United Kingdom for its enduring commitment to NATO and its leadership in Europe and beyond.
Asian countries have voiced interest in boosting trade links with Poland, Prime Minister Beata Szydło said on Monday in China, where she has held a string of meetings with international leaders.
Linking the Turkish Stream, which will supply Russian gas to Turkey and further to Europe bypassing Ukraine, with Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) and Trans Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP) – the parts of the Southern Gas Corridor – is a scenario that goes against the EU energy diversification strategy, believes Andreas Marazis, project manager and researcher in the Brussels-based European Neighborhood Council think-tank.
In Almaty, the process continues on the case of ex-head of BTA Bank Mukhtar Ablyazov. At the next meeting, an episode was considered about lending to affiliated companies allegedly for the construction of a hotel complex in Georgia and buying a stake in a telecommunications company in that country.
Speech by President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö at the Lennart Meri Conference in Tallinn on 13 May 2017
I would like to thank for this invitation. I am honoured to be delivering this key note.
Chancellor Angela Merkel dealt a devastating blow to her main rival on Sunday (14 May), four months before national elections, when early results showed her party securing a strong win in a regional vote in Germany’s biggest state.