France’s president Macron and US congressman Schiff express support for Yerevan.
Beijing’s hopes of persuading the people of Kazakhstan it’s a force for good won’t be helped if China’s upstream water consumption causes a “second Aral Sea” disaster.
The project threatens the delicate regional military balance.
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union inflation been falling and dropped to post-Soviet lows in the last two years. Now it’s back. The countries of Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus are worst affected
Major $655mn FDI project for Kazakhstan will see doubling of airport’s capacity and construction of new international terminal.
An intensified inspection regime has led to a line of 300 trucks at the border.
If Central Asian farmers don’t radically change how they use water, the region will not feed China.
Fear of China fuelled the activism, though frustrations had accumulated over stagnant living conditions in the provinces.
But pandemic has delayed restart of convergence with Western Europe until 2023.
State-run Kazakhtelecom, Kazakhstan's largest telco, plans to produce more of its own content, seeing it as a promising direction of development at a time when regular telecom services are no longer as profitable as they used to be.
A third wave of the coronavirus pandemic is sweeping through Emerging Europe. While Russia is expecting to reach herd immunity in the next two months, most other countries of the region have only just started their mass immunisation programmes.
Getting an IKEA store is a good guide to how developed a country is. And the Swedish furniture store has an uncanny knack for opening their yellow and blue stores exactly at the beginning of a country's rapid growth phase.
Climate change, farming and a lack of cooperation risk another Aral Sea disaster.
Since shepherding Azerbaijan’s military victory last autumn, Turkey has been on a Silk Road charm offensive. The challenge is turning talk into action.
Subsidiary PSNA admitted making illicit gains from payments made to Unaoil to secure contracts in chemical, petrochemical, oil and gas industries.
Czech-owned consumer lending group adapts to COVID-19 by shifting to smaller loans and pushing digitilisation.
With economies primed to rebound as pandemic restrictions are loosened, consumer prices could rise even further, reawakening an issue that has long been ignored.
Copper prices are approaching their all-time high as investors flood into the market for the red/green metal.
Despite the COVID crunch, Uzbekistan’s borrowing has blossomed. Tajikistan appears headed for trouble.
Emerging Europe has a growing number of female politicians taking a stand against corruption and authoritarianism.