Russia wants to question former oil executive Mikhail Khodorkovsky as a suspect in a murder case that has been reopened because of new evidence, federal investigators said on Tuesday. Khodorkovsky is now living in Switzerland, he remains one of the president’s most vocal critics. Source Reuters
GEFIRA provides in-depth and comprehensive analysis of and valuable insight into current events that investors, financial planners and politicians need to know to anticipate the world of tomorrow; it is intended for professional and non-professional readers.
The Gefira bulletin is available in ENGLISH, GERMAN and SPANISH.
A prominent blogger in Malta, who had accused the island’s government of corruption, has died in a car bomb attack, according to police.
Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, was reportedly killed when the car she was driving exploded shortly after she left her home in Bidnija, near Mosta. Source BBC
Sweden’s Migration Agency expects to hand over around 50,000 deportation orders to the police in the coming years, but authorities are already struggling to deport those who have been told to leave. Source The Local
China’s effort to eliminate poverty is one of the greatest stories in human history, World Bank President Kim said recently. “With the evolution of the Chinese economic system and its embrace of the global market, China has lifted about 800 million people out of poverty,” the World Bank chief noted. Source: People’s Daily