All articles by Sebastian Shehadi

Sebastian Shehadi is political editor at Investment Monitor and a contributing writer for the New Statesman. He joined from the Financial Times, where he was an editor at fDi Magazine (undertaking dozens of high-profile interviews with the likes of Ban Ki-moon and Portuguese PM Antonio Costa). Sebastian's special interest include geopolitics, corrosive capital and emerging markets, and he has written for the FT, BBC, Sifted and Middle East Eye. Prior to his journalism career, he served as a political risk analyst at Citibank.

Sebastian Shehadi

“Carlsberg and Danone got what they deserved for not leaving Russia”: which foreign assets will Putin seize next?

For the second time this year, Russia has seized the assets of companies from “unfriendly” states. Hundreds more may be nationalised.

Tricky treats: The confectionery brands still supporting Russia

Some of the West’s best known confectionery companies continue to operate in and from the Russian market, contributing to the Kremlin’s wartime tax machine.