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Bauer Business Focus

Bauer Business Focus: Tobias Read On Russia And Energy Staffing

Tobias Read is CEO of Swift Worldwide Resources.


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The U.S. and its allies have been tightening sanctions against Russia for months, in response to the Kremlin’s support of separatists in Ukraine. The sanctions are battering the Russian economy, but they’re also hurting Western companies with ties to Russia’s energy sector. Tobias Read is CEO of Swift Worldwide Resources, a Houston-based energy staffing company. He joins Andrew Schneider on the “Bauer Business Focus.”


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Andrew Schneider

Andrew Schneider

Politics and Government Reporter

Andrew Schneider is the senior reporter for politics and government at Houston Public Media, NPR's affiliate station in Houston, Texas. In this capacity, he heads the station's coverage of national, state, and local elections. He also reports on major policy issues before the Texas Legislature and county and city governments...

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