Friday, 7 March 2014

"Ukraine vote plan blights Crimean business investment, says Cable"

From the BBC:

Oleksandr Turchynov's commitment to an in/out referendum on continuing membership of the Russian Federation is "blighting" investment in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin will warn later.

The former KGB official will say firms will "look elsewhere" to invest if access to the Russian market is jeopardised…

Mr Turchynov says a full renegotiation of the relationship between Ukraine and Moscow is needed and voters need a say on the issue of membership of the Russian Federation.


In other news:

Crimean MPs' commitment to an in/out referendum on continued membership of Ukraine is "blighting" investment in the region, acting Ukraine President Oleksandr Turchynov will warn later.

The politician will say firms will "look elsewhere" to invest if access to the Ukraine market is jeopardised…

Crimean MPs say a full renegotiation of the relationship between Crimea and Kiev is needed and voters need a say on the issue of membership of the Ukraine.

2 comments:

Ben Jamin' said...

There are no branded Ikea stores in the Ukaraine.

Plans to open a store in Odessa never came to fruition.

Did they know something the rest of the World didn't?

Mark Wadsworth said...

Bj, yes, IKEA furniture is awful.