Nonresident Senior Fellow, Eurasia Center
TopicsEuropean Energy Security, Global Business & Economics, Technology, US Energy Policy
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June 28, 2018
June 27, 2018A prominent Ukrainian journalist Dmytro Gnap just threw his hat in the ring as a presidential candidate, and threw a spanner in the best laid plans of the country’s corrupt politicians and oligarchs.He has been an activist and a victim…
June 25, 2018The World Cup in Russia is a Potemkin football extravaganza or a fancy façade designed to depict the country as advanced and civilized.In reality, it’s neither.Facts are that in recent international sporting events Russia’s athletes have been caught doping on…
June 20, 2018
June 06, 2018Ukrainians continue to “vote” with their feet by leaving, and the numbers are escalating due to pessimism at home and active recruitment by Europe.Fresh polls register a devastating rejection by 71 percent of Ukrainians regarding the country’s political direction and…
Ms. Francis is an expert on Silicon Valley, future technology, geopolitics, energy, business, and white collar crime, and has written ten books covering government corruption, business fraud, money laundering, politics, immigration, and economics. Her most recent book, Merger of the Century: Why Canada and America Should Become One Country, posits that both countries should combine in order to combat Russia, China, and the Asian Tigers' emerging economies
She has traveled and covered major news events including the fall of the Berlin Wall, the dismantling of the Soviet Union, Ukraine's Orange Revolution, the biggest boiler room stock fraud in Amsterdam, Mandela's ascension to power in South Africa, the Colombian cocaine trade, and the Quebec referendum on separation from Canada, to name some highlights.
She divides her time between New York City and Toronto, where she is active on various charitable and corporate boards.