Customs Union expansion with Vietnam - Will it make it more attractive to Ukraine than the EU?

I have written very often about the DCFTA (and attached AA) agreements that are now agreed between the EU and Ukraine, even if not signed and ratified for the foreseeable future.  Far less frequently have I written about the Russian led Customs Union. This is because, thus far, despite the offer of a $9 billion […]

The death of a State behemoth. A return to Naftogaz Ukraine

I wrote about the break up and partial spin off of Naftogaz Ukraine divisions a few days ago. As I stated at the time, such a break up is being loudly championed by the investment arms of the IMF and EBRD amongst others in a bid not only to reduce the drain on the public […]