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Alexander Frost

About Alexander Frost

Alexander Frost is Head of Global Risk Intelligence and Data at Axco Insurance Information Services. Alexander is a multilingual analyst, with five years’ experience in academic and private sector research and publication, an extensive knowledge of African, Chinese, European, Russian and Central Asian domestic and foreign policy and a strong background in Russian and European 20th and 21st century history as well as post-Soviet security, with emphasis on non-traditional security threats and Russian-Chinese competition in Central Asia.

Steps to Stability Marred by a Failure to Attract FDI

Recent statements by the European Union (EU) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) give the impression that Ukraine is making significant steps toward stabilisation and normalisation. There has been much praise for the administration of Petro Poroshenko, especially for the nationalisation of the heavily indebted PrivatBank, and recognition that reforms such as this will be sufficient to unlock the next $1.7 billion tranche of IMF assistance from its $17.5 billion rescue-fund. Continue reading Steps to Stability Marred by a Failure to Attract FDI