Apple, Valve join ranks of boycotters of Crimea – tech magazine

Technology giant Apple and video game developer Valve have joined the ranks of US companies that have severed their ties with Crimea in compliance with the American sanctions following Russia’s annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine last spring, according to Moscow-based magazine the East-West Digital News (EWDN). Continue Reading

Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) Newsletter – 2014 Annual Review

2014 was a strong year for the AFC Asia Frontier Fund (AAFF) as a young team came together to establish a platform for future growth. This was not only reflected in the fund’s performance, but also in our focus on making on-the-ground visits to countries, meeting more companies, talking to people in our markets, and… Continue Reading

Newsletter from Canrim Resources, a Singaporean company focused on mineral resources development in Mongolia

Reflecting on 2014, Mongolia has come far, yet still has further to go. Early in the year many structural issues loomed large. This included the moratorium on the issuance of exploration licenses, development of large scale power projects and the railroad gauge debate, all of which were recently successfully resolved. In light of these productive developments, and a… Continue Reading

Junior In-House Lawyer, London

A direct vacancy from www.russiansinthecity.eu A FTSE listed natural resources company currently undergoing refinancing is looking for a junior in-house lawyer to join the team reporting to the Group Head of Legal Affairs. Continue Reading

ASIA FRONTIER CAPITAL – Country Snapshot – Iraq

Despite being plagued by armed conflict for most of the last decade, Iraq’s economy is rebounding and showing promising signs for surging growth in the future. Iraq is an enormously wealthy country, devastated by over 30 years of terrible conflicts and crippling sanctions, and almost torn apart by civil strife. Continue Reading

Newsletter from Canrim Resources, a Singaporean company focused on mineral resources development in Mongolia

An encouraging month for Mongolia, November saw significant progress on the political front. After our letter to shareholders discussing the change of leadership, with Prime Minister Chimed Saikhanbileg replacing Mr. Norovyn Altankhuyag, a coalition between the incumbent Democratic Party (DP) and opposition Mongolia People’s Party (MPP) was formed. Further, on Friday, December 5th Prime Minister… Continue Reading

Financial Risk Management, Moscow

A direct vacancy from www.russiansinthecity.eu KPMG’s market leading banking Financial Risk Management (FRM) practice in Moscow is looking to recruit experienced professionals to help us build on the growth momentum we are experiencing in this business. Continue Reading

C++ Developer, Bloomberg, London

A direct vacancy from www.russiansinthecity.eu Required qualifications: * In-depth knowledge and experience using C++ * Good knowledge of STL and object-oriented design patterns * Solid understanding of data structures and algorithms * Exposure to full software development cycle * Knowledge of multi-threading * Working knowledge of development tools such as debuggers, profilers, tracing utilities and source… Continue Reading