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Greece country spotlight

Quick facts   Capital city: Athens Population: 10,768,477 (Est 2017) GDP growth: 1.6% (Est 2017) Area: 131,957km2 Government: Unitary parliamentary republic President: Prokopis Pavlopoulos Prime Minister: Alexis Tsipras Currency: Euro (€) (EUR) Dialling code: 30 HDI: 29th Ease of doing business index: 67th   Greece at a glance The Hellenic Republic, a full EU member […]

The Commonwealth of Dominica country spotlight

Quick facts Capital city: Roseau Population: 73,543 (Est 2016) GDP growth: 3.9% (Est 2017) Area: 750km² Government: Unitary parliamentary republic President: Charles Savarin Prime Minister: Roosevelt Skerrit Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD) Dialling code: 1 767 HDI: 94th Ease of doing business index: 98th   The Commonwealth of Dominica at a glance Sitting halfway along […]

Cyprus country spotlight

Quick facts Capital city: Nicosia Population: 1,170,125 (Est 2016) GDP growth: 3.9% (Est 2017) Area: 9,251km² Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic President: Nicos Anastasiades The President of the House of Representatives: Demetris Syllouris Currency: Euro (€) (EUR) Dialling code: 357 HDI: 33rd Ease of doing business index: 53rd   Cyprus at a glance Cyprus is […]

Culture Shocks Facing Russians Abroad

Imran Hussain In the first of our “Culture Shocks” series we focused on the difficulties individuals from the Arab states may encounter when relocating to a country that embraces Western culture, such as the obvious candidates of the USA and the UK. In this follow up edition we will be looking at this issue from […]