The president gets another title, ignores soaring food prices, starts a charity, and pens a ditty to his favourite city. This and more in our weekly Turkmenistan briefing.
Russia is now Irish whiskey's second biggest market after the US as wealthier consumers shift away from vodka.
Czech billionaire financier dies in helicopter crash, raising questions over the future of his diversified PPF Group.
Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich filed a defamation lawsuit against the HarperCollins publishing company and the author of “Putin’s People”, Catherine Belton, for claiming that he had bought the Chelsea football club on Putin's direct orders.
The first ESG ranking of Russian iron and steel companies showcases fairly high results in terms of the quality of corporate governance, while the average scores for social and environmental factors are noticeably lower.
When will Ukraine’s economy reach critical mass and start the virtuous circle of profits, investment, rising wages and ballooning consumption? Ukraine still has its catch-up growth ahead of it, and when it starts it will boom.
Since shepherding Azerbaijan’s military victory last autumn, Turkey has been on a Silk Road charm offensive. The challenge is turning talk into action.