As Mikhail Khodorkovsky ends more than a decade in prison, the man who built Russia’s largest oil company following the collapse of communism will find an industry where the state dominates once again.
When Hassan Rohani won Iran’s presidential election this month, he garnered more votes than when his predecessor swept to power eight years before. He also gained a larger list of things to fix.
Iran’s next president is about to find out that economics is not just for donkeys after all.
"Putin will before long very probably face coordinated U.S. and EU level-three measures-- most likely in September."
- Cliff Kupchan on Jul 23, 2014
Eurasia’s Kupchan Says Rouhani Brings Hope to Iran