Europe

Eastern Ukraine Oligarchs Seek to Avoid Economic Disasteri
X
Patrick Wells
May 17, 2014 5:52 PM
In a potentially seismic shift in the power dynamics of eastern Ukraine, industrial workers in Mariupol and other cities have risen up against armed separatists after business leaders claimed that secession would be economically disastrous for the region. But many separatists believe that the oligarchs are only looking out for their own interests. Patrick Wells reports from Mariupol, Ukraine.

Eastern Ukraine Oligarchs Seek to Avoid Economic Disaster

Patrick Wells

Published May 17, 2014

In a potentially seismic shift in the power dynamics of eastern Ukraine, industrial workers in Mariupol and other cities have risen up against armed separatists after business leaders claimed that secession would be economically disastrous for the region. But many separatists believe that the oligarchs are only looking out for their own interests. Patrick Wells reports from Mariupol, Ukraine.


You May Like

Tired of Waiting, South Africans Demand Change ‘Now’

With chronic poverty and lack of basic services largely fueling recent xenophobic attacks, many in Rainbow Nation say it’s time for government to act More

Challenges Ahead for China's Development Plans in Pakistan

Planned $46 billion in energy and infrastructure investments in Pakistan are aimed at transforming the country into a regional hub for trade and investment More

'Forbidden City' Revisits Little Known Era of Asian-American Entertainment

Little-known chapter of entertainment history captured in 80s documentary is revisited in new digitally remastered format and book More

This forum has been closed.
Comments
     
There are no comments in this forum. Be first and add one