Ukraine said Russian President Vladimir Putin’s reference to the country’s southeast being historically part of Russia was a “worrying signal” that showed he’s trying to shift borders again after annexing Crimea.
Ukraine said it plans to reinforce its eastern border with Russia and withdraw troops from Crimea, ceding control of the Black Sea peninsula as tensions remained high over Russian moves to annex the breakaway region.
July 2 (Bloomberg) -- With global financial power dispersing to emerging economies, so too are centers of regional finance. But, creating and competing to become an international finance center is not without challenges. What is the combination of factors that creates vibrant IFCs? And which cities have the most potential? That's the discussion hosted by Bloomberg's Ryan Chilcote at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia. He is joined by Dennis Nally, chairman of Pwc international, Spencer Lake, co-head of global markets at HSBC, Makram Azar, vice-chairman of investment banking at Barclays, Oleg Viyugin, chairman of Mdm Bank and Ruben Aganbegyan, chief executive officer of Micex-Rts Ojsc. The event took place on June 22. (Source: Bloomberg)