Month: May 2015

Russian Rubles

After Russia annexed Crimea in March 2014 EU and the USA implemented sanctions against Russia restricting its access to capital markets. This, combined with high demand for dollars and euros and a fall in oil prices caused the exchange rate ...
Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito

Twenty-six years after the official end of the Cold War with the now historic handshake between George H.W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev in Malta in 1989, the East-West dilemma could not be more alive in the Western Balkans. To many ...