The ten GAZ workers on a road trip across Europe to highlight the plight of Russia's second largest car plant arrived in Vienna on December 4 and delivered a letter to the US ambassador to highlight their plight.
In a sign of the complex politics surrounding climate change, CEE has huge opportunities for investment into two growth areas: renewable energy and airports, finds a new study by law firm CMS.
What are the odds on China, Iran and Russia creating a new world currency? On Moscow slashing oil production? And on Hungary making a ‘Huxit’ while Trump gets an election hammering?
When the story broke it looked like a simple case of corruption. Mozambique, one of the poorest countries in the world, had taken on $2bn of secret debt to buy some patrol boats from a little know Middle Eastern arms dealer and three years later had
Time has almost run out for Russia and Ukraine to strike a new gas transit deal before the previous one expires. There are 16 days left until December 13 before it becomes impossible to reach a new agreement ahead of the expiration of the contract.
Time is running out for the planet. Next year is a crunch year when CO2 emissions must peak if we are to avoid an ecological disaster. Nuclear power is one of the few options we have. So Rosatom is rolling out small modular reactor (SMR).
X5 Retail Group is turning to technology in an effort to stay ahead of the disruption Russia’s food retail market is going face as the business goes digital.
There is an enigma as to why German political and public opinion is in favour of the Kremlin’s controversial Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline. "The Bridge: Natural Gas in a Redivided Europe" by Thane Gustafson tries to solve the riddle.
Russia’s RUB25.7 trillion ($390bn) investments planned for the 12 national projects are getting underway and the state will inject additional spending of 4% of GDP each year. The lion's share of investment will go into building roads.
Norilsk Nickel doesn't expect to change its generous dividend formula in the next four years, despite ramping up investment to increase production and reduce the company's emissions
Analysts at VTB Capital increased the target price of Norilsk Nickel shares by a quarter in anticipation of a spike in the prices for nickel, palladium and other platinum group metals next year as the climate crisis intensifies.
Russian internet giant and one of Europe’s largest tech companies Yandex has come to an agreement with the Russian authorities to amend its governance and give an NGO with public participation control over its “golden share” with veto powers.
State-owned gas company Gazprom extended its lead over rival state-owned banking giant Sberbank in the race to be Russia’s most valuable company, after its market capitalisation stepped up by over $10bn in November to make the company worth $93bn.
Leading Russian fertiliser producer Uralchem is in a nasty corporate conflict involving one of Russia’s largest chemical plants, Togliattiazot, and its former management that has been running years
If a Russian company doesn't pay attention to its environmental, social and governance score it will lose investors, but if it does switch to a more sustainable model it won’t earn any real reward.
The consumer debt profiles of Russia and Ukraine are very different. Russia’s household debt rose to 15.5% of GDP as of the end of 2018 and is just shy of its all time high of 15.6% set in 2014. Ukraine’s household debt has been falling steadily.
I’d just arrived in Germany when the Berlin Wall came down. It was hard to appreciate the enormity of the change that had just happened at the time but the reunification of the two Germanys changed everything.
Bond issuers from Eastern Europe were active in October with 18 bonds issued worth a total of $4.5bn of which two-thirds of the value and 14 out of the 18 were Russian bonds, according to data provided by CBonds.