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.
Near a display of confiscated weapons from elite police who fired on Ukrainian protesters during Kiev’s uprising, Mykola stands guard duty in a shack beside a barricade of tires, wire and park benches.
Markets in central and eastern Europe have better growth prospects than France, and the Czech market is among most competitive on the continent, Societe Generale SA Chief Executive Officer Frederic Oudea cited as saying in interview in Hospodarske Noviny newspaper. *Says SocGen’s Czech unit Komercni Banka is company’s “biggest, best bank outside France”: Hospodarske *Says economic crisis in euro area is over as problem countries returned to financial markets: Hospodarske
Honeywell International Inc. and DuPont Co. face a European Union complaint for violating antitrust rules over the only car coolant chemical that currently meets new EU standards on greenhouse-gas emissions.
Ferdinand Porsche, the founder of the 911 sports-car maker, created the first hybrid more than 100 years ago and designed the original Volkswagen Beetle. Those achievements haven’t counted for much in his hometown.