As the likelihood of his extradition to the US grows, so does speculation about a possible deal in exchange for dirt on Russia.
Austria's justice minister will have the final say on billionaire's extradition to US to face bribery charges.
Kyiv is encouraged by tougher US line on Crimea, Donbas conflict.
EU also warns of a "vast energy crisis" in the country as power output is threatened.
Ukraine has struggled to put in place the reforms demanded by its Western donors, but the one area where progress has been almost revolutionary is in the banking sector. Progress is good but the sector is still far from healthy.
White House still finding its feet in the nuances of the almost three-year-old rebellion in East Ukraine.
The murder of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey exposes the withered, snapping moorings of the old US-led unipolar order and an early preview of how an unpolar world might appear.
Fintech start-ups are flourishing across Central and Eastern Europe, from Russia to Turkey, though Poland is probably the furthest ahead in establishing itself as the most important regional hub.
There have been some positive developments in the CEE markets for distressed debt in the years since 2008, which have combined to open up new opportunities for intrepid investors.
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