Way paved for release of opposition leader and electoral and judicial reforms.
Bulgaria reported a consolidated budget deficit of €335.7mn in the first quarter of 2021 and will have to borrow to patch the gap later this year.
Supporters of jailed anti-corruption activist and opposition politician Alexei Navalny called for the next big anti-government demonstration on April 21, the same day as Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a State of the Nation Speech.
Since Russian residential developer Samolet Group listed on the Moscow Exchange (MOEX) in October last year with a valuation of $721mn a lot has happened. Surprisingly most of it has been good.
Social media was buzzing with speculation after Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko said that he was going to announce a “principled” decision of the last quarter century this week on April 17.
Jailed anti-corruption activist and opposition politician Alexei Navalny is close to death as he goes into his 19th day of a hunger strike in prison and the Russian authorities try to ban his organisation as "extremist."
After previously denying it, Azerbaijan now says that Armenia fired Russian-made rockets during last year’s war. And now they’re trying to make things difficult for Moscow.
Vote ends two-month deadlock that left pandemic-hit businesses and workers without support.
Attack on Czech arms cache in 2014 killed two and led to the evacuation of a wide area.
Podgorica asked the EU to help it repay a loan to China’s Exim Bank taken out to pay for the construction of the first priority stretch of the Bar-Boljare motorway.
Romania’s biggest chemical group plans to join its main regional rival Polish group PCC on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
Romania’s new government rolled back a costly 40% pensions hike that would have prompted rating agencies to downgrade the country to junk.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy called for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin and for the restart of the four-way talks under the Normandy Format during a trip to Paris.
Trend towards bigger deals and more fund investment continues, as deal value rises by half to give best Q1 since 2013.
Row demonstrates the wide gulf that exists between attitudes towards racist behaviour in Western Europe compared to the newer CEE member states.
Boyko Borissov, the leader of the Gerb party, will nominate Daniel Mitov, former foreign affairs minister, as Bulgaria's prime minister, assuming a coalition led by Gerb can be formed.
Holder of one of last remaining independent state institutions set to be replaced by government appointee as parliament cannot agree on a replacement.
But pandemic has delayed restart of convergence with Western Europe until 2023.
Regulator says “domestic activity is strong” but Capital responds: “Our own reading is that the economy is starting to slow more abruptly.”
The administration of US President Joe Biden on April 15 released details of long expected new sanctions against Russia, including a ban on US investors buying newly issued Russian ruble bonds that will infuriate the Kremlin.