Viktor Skarshevsky - economic analyst.
He graduated from the Moscow mining University in 1994.
Work in business in senior positions (more than 9 years): international (German and Dutch) and Ukrainian companies.
Since 2009, he has worked for Metinvest for several years.
Worked on environmental safety and compliance issues Kyoto Protocol.
He spent more than seven years as an adviser to members of the government, including deputy prime minister and Prime Minister.
He performs on the airwaves of pro-Russian TV channels (NewsOne, Channel 8) with comments as an economic, financial and political expert.
EU sanctions are painful for Russia, but do not change its behavior
European Union sanctions against Russia over the annexation of Crimea and the occupation of part of the Donbas are probably painful for it, but they do not significantly change its behavior towards Ukraine. This is how expert Viktor Skarshevsky commented for iDemocracy on the news that the EU has extended the ban on investment in Crimea for another year.