Ukraine's crossroads: EU or not EU (E18)
This week’s Venture Capital focuses on the breakdown of trade talks between Ukraine and the EU at the ‘Eastern Partnership’ in Lithuania, and the continuing protests in Kiev. Katie Pilbeam also talks to Citi chief economist Ivan Tchakarov about the best deal for Ukraine. And another global trade deal stalls – this time the World Trade Organization members come across stumbling blocks ahead of a summit in Indonesia – Katie gets the lowdown from Alexey Ulyukayev from Russia’s economic ministry before he heads off to the Bali beach! Plus – Ryanair is making its way to Moscow, the Rouble tumbles, Bitcoin highs and lows and Katie insures Sean Thomas has his Christmas shopping money in check!