2018 Feels Ripe for Big Unexpected Crisis, Eurasia Group Says
January 7, 2018

This year could see a geopolitical crisis on the scale of the financial crash a decade ago, Eurasia Group warned in its annual outlook.

Describing global political challenges as “daunting,” the New York-based political risk consultancy said that “if we had Continue reading

The Russian government had some surprising investments in U.S. tech companies
November 9, 2017

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Facebook and Twitter both count Russian government-linked business among their former investors.

The revelation, confirmed in documents obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), shows that two Russian firms, both linked to the Kremlin, made Continue reading

Russia funded Facebook and Twitter investments through Kushner associate
November 6, 2017

Institutions with close links to Kremlin financed stakes through business associate of Trumps son-in-law, leaked files reveal

Two Russian state institutions with close ties to Vladimir Putin funded substantial investments in Twitter and Facebook through a business associate of Jared Continue reading