Ioannis Michaletos's blog
Over the past decade, contraband tobacco sales and facilitation of transnational tobacco smuggling in Greece have flourished, due to a combination of factors, costing considrable amounts to the state coffers.
The newly formed Eurasian Economic Union has a wide range of global ramifications and signals a change of balances internationally.
Immigration wave to be expected in the mid-term in Southeast Europe due to the deteriorating situation in the Middle East and North Africa regions (MENA), paired with the culminations in Ukraine and the Black Sea area.
Central European states are facing increasing Islamic radicalism which is related to the ongoing Syrian conflict
After two years of undersea surveying, Greece readies for marathon of hydrocarbons exploration
The nexus between the Balkans and especially its Western part with the war in Syria is evident through a web of linkages between various international radical groups, posing great challenges for the local authorities.
The growing energy demand in China will have great effects in the global energy game for the coming years.
An overview of the main investment projects and deals between Greek and Russian companies. Bilateral investment bonds have steadily increased and diversified over the past few years with notable emphasis in energy, tourism and real estate.
The Greek economy shows signs of recovery due to significant capital inflows in selected companies, although the rest of the eocnomy is in dire straights
The Balkan Jihadist volunteers in Syria pose a real threat for countries such as Albania, with measures to oppose them being implemented.