On the Brink of Civil War


The situation in Ukraine is unfolding unpredictably, and fast.  The dictatorial laws that the authorities “approved” to scare people away from protests created the radical opposite effect: Ukrainians burst into the streets, seething with indignation.  The deaths of people during the protests only added fuel to the fire.  Only resignation of prime-minister lowered tension at the society. Still we do not see stabilization of political situation on the horizon. More about recent tendencies you can read in our new report “On the Brink of Civil War”. The full report could be obtained through subscription at Global Source (  Trial access is available.

Summary of Economic Overview

January 29, 2014