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bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks --  Russia’s Megafon enters Uzbek telecoms market in $100mn joint venture with Ucell
bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks -- Russia’s Megafon enters Uzbek telecoms market in $100mn joint venture with Ucell

The February issue of bneTech, a monthly newsletter covering all things tech in our region, is out. Read it here. Subscribe for free here. Check out the tech section on our website where we post new...

bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks -- New Lidl store puts Serbia’s Vranje on the tourist map
bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks -- New Lidl store puts Serbia’s Vranje on the tourist map

To get away from Russia for once, our staff in Serbia have filed a story about the opening of the first Lidl supermarket in Vranje, southern Serbia. The arrival of the German store is such a major...

bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks -- The Kremlin to launch a $6.7bn social spending package to placate protesters
bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks -- The Kremlin to launch a $6.7bn social spending package to placate protesters

Faced with a wave of mass protests the Kremlin has done what any government would do: thrown money at the problem. The Bell reports that the government intends to launch a social spending package...

bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks --  Kremlin lays out new rules of the game for post-Trump relations
bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks -- Kremlin lays out new rules of the game for post-Trump relations

What just happened in Moscow? The European Union's top diplomat Josep Borrell met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday and was widely slated for failing to hold the Kremlin...

bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks --  US open to easing Nord Stream 2 sanctions
bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks -- US open to easing Nord Stream 2 sanctions

The top story today is that the US says it may bow to the inevitable and drop sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline between Russia and Germany, according to...

bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks --  Kyrgyzstan: As Japarov assumes power, politicised arrests come thick and fast
bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks -- Kyrgyzstan: As Japarov assumes power, politicised arrests come thick and fast

#bne IntelliNews February monthly magazine is...

bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks --  Thousands take to Moscow streets following Navalny sentencing
bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks -- Thousands take to Moscow streets following Navalny sentencing

[ED - IT SEEMS THAT ED PICKS DID NOT GO OUT YESTERDAY. IT GREMLINS STILL PLAGUING US. PLEASE EXCUSE THE REPITIION IF IT DID, BUT IM SEND IT AGAIN JUST IN CASE. TODAYS ISSUE TO FOLLOW SHORTLY...

bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks --  STOLYPIN: Vpered KoZa! Can Navalny mobilise the Coalition of the Fed-Up?
bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks -- STOLYPIN: Vpered KoZa! Can Navalny mobilise the Coalition of the Fed-Up?

Rich list today. Navalny news is he is in court again, but this time is likely to be sentenced to 3.5 years in jail. His supporters are planning an action outside the court house, which will probably...

bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks --  Russia on lockdown, record number of arrests during weekend Navalny protests
bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks -- Russia on lockdown, record number of arrests during weekend Navalny protests

We have released the OUTLOOK 2021 Iran, the last in the series. As promised I have put together a bne IntelliNews OUTLOOK 2021 index page of the reports, including links to the pdfs of the longer...

bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks --  Russia's Sberbank makes a move in e-commerce with Goods.ru deal
bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks -- Russia's Sberbank makes a move in e-commerce with Goods.ru deal

Russian e-commerce company cum bank Sber announced a big deal yesterday as Russia's online retail boom continues, driving a significant amount of M&A. This time Sber bought the e-commerce...

bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks --  Putin strikes a conciliatory tone in his World Economic Forum speech but warns of an “all against all” fight if tensions are ignored
bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks -- Putin strikes a conciliatory tone in his World Economic Forum speech but warns of an “all against all” fight if tensions are ignored

I release two more OUTLOOKS today: Russia and Ukraine. The series is almost done after which I will share a reference page with links to them all. The Russia one is longer than most (see linked pdf)...

bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks --  Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden have first phone call, extend START II treaty for five years
bne IntelliNews Editor's Picks -- Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden have first phone call, extend START II treaty for five years

The top story today is US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin talked for the first time yesterday and agreed to extend the START II treaty for another five years with no...

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