'The Romanov tsars sent dissidents to Siberia'

QUOTES OF THE DAY: Take a tour through the most thought-provoking business content of the day.
Former head of Russian Yukos oil company Mikhail Khodorkovsky (C) looks from a cage after the reading of his verdict in the Khamovnichesky district court in Moscow. EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Former head of Russian Yukos oil company Mikhail Khodorkovsky (C) looks from a cage after the reading of his verdict in the Khamovnichesky district court in Moscow. EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV

Analytical, informative and provocative, commentators featured in The National's Business section have much to say.

Here is your interactive guide to some of most eye-catching content of the day. Simply click on the author to read the stories behind the quotes:

"The Romanov tsars sent generations of dissidents, revolutionaries and liberals to Siberia, and look what happened to their regime." Frank Kane - The National

"When national interest conflicts with global ambition, there are bound to be fireworks." Adam Courtenay - Foreign Correspondent

"They are flexing their muscles. The regulators are taking on the role they should be playing." Nick Nadal, a director at Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance.

"I would compare it to some of the leading icons that cities are using all over the world." Ian Michael, a professor of marketing at Zayed University in Dubai.

"Landlords are absolutely starting to negotiate." Linda Loughnane, the managing director of LLJ Property, an Abu Dhabi property firm.

"For more than 20 years, Coca-Cola products were sold for the same price; there are no other consumer products which kept the same price for more than two decades." Antoine Tayyar, the public affairs director for Coca-Cola in the Middle East.

"Liquidity appears to be gradually returning to the sector." Majed Azzam, an analyst at Alembic HC Securities.

 

 

Published: January 5, 2011 04:00 AM

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