Russia: Other FSU markets

* Why political risk is deteriorating in Kazakhstan, 24 Jan 2011
* KAZAKHSTAN: Shedding new light on Nazarbayev succession risk, Christopher Granville, 20 Aug 2010
Recent ‘national leader’ legislation improves the prospect of avoiding destabilization
* Squeezed Belarus set to sell assets, Christopher Granville, Jan Cleave, 14 Jul 2010
First up is potash – an opportunity for Uralkali, unless Lukashenko plays the China card
* Ukraine: It’s Russia or bust, Christopher Granville, Irina Lebedeva, 18 Dec 2009
Ukraine’s politics have left it dependent on a bailout from a neighbour with ulterior motives
* BELARUS: Opportunities from asset sales under duress, Christopher Granville, Tatiana Fazio, 3 Sep 2009
Crisis-driven privatisations will benefit Russian companies in exchange for continued financing from Moscow
* Ukraine: Falling into a fiscal hole, Christopher Granville, Alejandro Tamola, 10 Jul 2009
Ukrainian sovereign debt is now an attractive moral hazard trade
* Ukraine: It’s the constitution, stupid, Christopher Granville, Alejandro Tamola, 26 May 2009
A new perspective for spotting and exploiting mis-pricing in Ukrainian markets
* Georgia: Facing the global crisis, Amy Boone, Tatiana Fazio, 13 Mar 2009
Georgia becomes a ward of international donors, but that may be counted an achievement
* Ukraine: Inadequate bank restructuring effort, Alejandro Tamola, Amy Boone, 4 Mar 2009
Why the government’s approach will fail and how this failure will play out
* While forgiven by the IMF in the short term, Ukraine’s political incapacity spells chaotic external debt defaults during 2009, 27 Jan 2009
Will the banks or the budget detonate first?