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'The Romanov tsars sent dissidents to Siberia'

QUOTES OF THE DAY: Take a tour through the most thought-provoking business content of the day.

Former head of Russian Yukos oil company Mikhail Khodorkovsky (C) looks from a cage after the reading of his verdict in the Khamovnichesky district court in Moscow. EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
Former head of Russian Yukos oil company Mikhail Khodorkovsky (C) looks from a cage after the reading of his verdict in the Khamovnichesky district court in Moscow. EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV

Analytical, informative and provocative, commentators featured in The National's Business section have much to say.

Here is your interactive guide to some of most eye-catching content of the day. Simply click on the author to read the stories behind the quotes:

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"The Romanov tsars sent generations of dissidents, revolutionaries and liberals to Siberia, and look what happened to their regime." Frank Kane - The National

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"When national interest conflicts with global ambition, there are bound to be fireworks." Adam Courtenay - Foreign Correspondent

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"They are flexing their muscles. The regulators are taking on the role they should be playing." Nick Nadal, a director at Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance.

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"I would compare it to some of the leading icons that cities are using all over the world." Ian Michael, a professor of marketing at Zayed University in Dubai.

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"Landlords are absolutely starting to negotiate." Linda Loughnane, the managing director of LLJ Property, an Abu Dhabi property firm.

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"For more than 20 years, Coca-Cola products were sold for the same price; there are no other consumer products which kept the same price for more than two decades." Antoine Tayyar, the public affairs director for Coca-Cola in the Middle East.

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"Liquidity appears to be gradually returning to the sector." Majed Azzam, an analyst at Alembic HC Securities.