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Ksenia Kondratieva

Freelance journalist currently based in Mumbai, India. Write on international relations & and geopolitics with its relation to business. Covers various sectors of business, including oil & gas, defense, banking & finance, telecom & IT, among others. 
For the past 3 years, have been closely covering Indo-Russian bilateral relations and Russia's foreign policy in Southeast Asian region. 
Before moving to South Asia in 2009, worked as a business reporter and editor of various daily & weekly economic publications. From 2007 to 2009, have been heading St. Petersburg bureau of a Moscow-based business fortnightly.
A graduate of St Petersburg State University (Journalism, 2008) and University of Mumbai (Political science, 2015).

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Ukraine Crisis: truth that sunk with Russian flagship “Moskva”

Mariupol prayer: residents tell horror stories of surviving shelling and escaping death

Hope and despair, as Russia celebrates Victory Day

The Intersection: The Signal's weekend edition

End of an era

War on memories

Ukraine Crisis: Why Kramatorsk has not become another Bucha

Uncomfortable deaths

Kherson retreat: forever are diamonds, not Russia

Essar Power bets on Mahan project, expects to tie-up PPAs

The rise and fall of the Wagner group and its founder Yevgeny Prigozhin

Rebellion in Russia: on the mutiny by Yevgeny Prigozhin of the Wagner private military company

SPIEF 2023: Russia's search for economic resilience and new partnerships amid sanctions

Drones over Kremlin bring the Ukraine war home to Russians

A year after the Ukraine war began, concerns over Russia's defence supplies to India

A Week in the Life of Svitlana: A Novel's Window into the Russian Soul

On forgiveness and humanity: Marianna Vyshemirskaya's story a year after the Mariupol hospital attack

Mikhail Gorbachev, lauded globally, faced opposition at home

Russian tycoon sees Asia, including India, as new trade partner amid sanctions

Life Amidst War: The Human Cost of the Ukraine Conflict

On an emotional roller coaster

COVID-19 puts Russia’s BRICS presidency to the test

Putin’s crisis management: A balancing act between popularity and responsibility

Putin, Erdogan agree to ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib

Harsh sentences for Russian activists signal intolerance for dissent

Putin’s government reshuffle suggests a transition of power is underway

Putin’s visit to Syria and Turkey showcases Russia’s growing influence in the Middle East

Putin inaugurates new rail service to Crimea amid ongoing conflict with Ukraine

IL&FS crisis leaves expats stranded in Jammu and Kashmir without pay

Israel’s Eco Wave Power looks to partner Indian firms

Indian banks may open dedicated branches for Russia-related business amid US sanctions

SECI Extends Deadline for 10 GW Solar Power Project Bids

Supreme Court vacates stay on safeguard duty on imported solar modules

Eleven stressed power assets headed to NCLT

Temasek’s India investments touch $1.5 billion since April

Solar Power Tariffs Fall Further in India Amidst IPO Rush and Policy Changes

Digitalisation is in the DNA of Indian people: ABB CEO

Uniform policy & involving discoms, key to hit solar target

Industry seeks revision in India’s first offshore wind tender

Lenders may set up AMCs to deal with stressed power assets

Indian renewable players eye overseas market for growth

French investors confident on India growth

‘Correction in renewable tariffs not far away’

‘Correction in renewable tariffs not far away’

RInfra bags EPC contract for two Kudankulam units

International Solar Alliance to launch insurance for lowering solar power risks

gensol solar expanion


Promoters well positioned to get back control of entities under insolvency: experts

Hind Power hopes to seal solar asset sale with Macquarie by November

Renewables sector seen closing deals worth ₹3,000 cr

Stable crude price will bring capex back: L&T Hydrocarbon

Govt spending in road sector benefits mid-size infra firms

Lenders’ equity conversion move gave us a breather: Essar Power Gujarat CFO

Achieving better return on equity is still work-in-progress, says L&T CFO

Maharashtra push for renewables may not reduce tariff for industries

IEX expects trade volumes to triple on growing spot market interest

Lanco Infra claims woes mounting

‘I gave zero time to my wife, no time to my children’

Demonetisation,GST have put brakes on India: A M Naik

Hike in spot prices may offer little relief to stranded merchant power capacity

L&T IDPL eyes ₹4,000 cr via InvIT

Banks unable to sell stake in stressed power assets

diamonds, Vladivostok, GST, demonetisation, Alrosa, India

Anti-dumping duty on solar cells poses risk for recently bid projects

As defence sector opens up, Russian suppliers yet to find their groove

Renewables may face grid management challenge

India’s power grid needs re-balancing to manage renewable energy

Australian firms eyeing infra projects in India

L&T infrastructure arm applies for registration of InvIT

NEXTracker to Begin High-Value Manufacturing in India, Aims to Boost Local Steel Use and Serve Global Markets

Dilip Buildcon to sell road assets to Shrem for ₹1,600 crore

Tata Power plans to raise ₹7,000 cr via bonds

We will repay ₹50,000 cr to Indian banks: Essar Group Director

Rosneft to keep low profile

India pitches $350 m investment ideas to Taiwan electronic makers

The solar power industry is divided over imposition of anti-dumping duty

Berkshire Hathaway to buy L&T arm for ₹174 crore

Renewables boost Tata Power profit to ₹164 cr in first quarter

Solar Auction Slowdown May Lead to Lower Power Prices

JSW Energy to Enter Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage Markets

IL&FS Transportation plans to raise ₹3,500 crore

India’s utilities are under enormous pressure

L&T bags Rs 3,375 cr order for metro line in Mauritius

Bids Opened for Mumbai Metro’s New EPC Contracts; Seven Developers Win Big

Despite first distribution from two infrastructure investment trusts, many players delay launch

NTPC remains slow on adding renewable capacity

wind industry competitive industry

ITNL lowest bidder for J&K tunnel project

India's Infrastructure Investment Lags Behind Peers, Says G20 Report

JSW Energy-Jaiprakash Power deal may be shelved

IFC to invest $5-6 b in Indian sustainability projects

NHPC considers raising ₹5,500 cr via bonds

JSW Energy's acquisition of Jaiprakash Power Bina plant deferred till Dec

Banks seem to be warming up to hybrid annuity model (HAM) projects

Adani Power’s Mundra plant slump sale lacks lenders’ NOC

‘Nuclear power and renewables are not competitive’

Lanco sub-contractors gear up to fight against encashment of bank guarantees

Renewable Energy: What Cheap, Clean Energy Means for Global Utilities

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