Pro-Russia protesters stand guard at the entrance of the district council building in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine on May 4, 2014.
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Business Latest: Beneficiaries of Ukraine crisis?

 

MEET THE BENEFICIARIES OF THE CRISIS IN UKRAINE: The last few days have brought the worst violence yet since the ongoing struggle between the governments of Ukraine, Russia and their respective civilian supporters began, and power players on both sides are using the conflict to their advantage. Read more

START-UP CEO: SOON, NO ONE WILL CARE ABOUT PRIVACY: The rapid advance of technological innovation will make people possessiveness of their privacy seem quaint, says one start-up CEO. Read more

NIGERIA KIDNAPPINGS: Nigeria has Africa’s fastest growing economy by a long-shot, but it faces a new challenge. Militant Islamists seized hundreds of girls from a school in northeastern Nigeria three weeks ago, and almost all of them—276 in total—are still missing. Are the high-profile kidnappings scaring international investors, and does the high-profile crime, and the attention it draws to Nigeria’s weak rule of law, endanger the poverty-stricken nation’s 15 percent? Read more

NASDAQ CLIPPED BY HIGH-FLYERS; DOW, S&P END UP ON UKRAINE HOPES: Read more

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Business Latest: Beneficiaries of Ukraine crisis?