Arseniy Yatsenyuk looked at home with Angela Merkel yesterday as she chaperoned him around an emergency European Union summit. Yet the new Ukraine premier’s chances of getting a permanent seat in the Brussels club are becoming more remote as Russia tightens its grip on his country.
Vladimir Putin’s efforts to regain influence in Ukraine after the leader he campaigned for was overthrown will be quiet and less extreme than anything like military action, analysts from Moscow to London said.
Martin Wheatley, who leads London’s top markets watchdog, says he wishes he could bike to and from his home in Greenwich, a borough along the Thames. He can’t because he’s lugging too much paperwork around.
In October 2001, Stanley Fischer traveled to the London School of Economics to speak on the lessons of his seven years battling turmoil in emerging markets as the International Monetary Fund’s No. 2 official.
The cost of holding rising temperatures to safe levels may reach 4 percent of economic output by 2030, according to a draft United Nations report designed to influence efforts to draft a global-warming treaty.