Poland fined €500,000 per day for failing to abide by order to halt the Turow lignite mine’s operations immediately.
Rate-setters raised the central bank’s base rate by 15 basis points to 1.65%, below the 20-30bp hike expected by analysts.
Famous Russian physicist and election statistician Sergei Shpilkin studied the voting patterns in last weekend's Duma election and concluded some 14mn votes, roughly half of all the votes, were faked by the authorities.
As low vaccination rates facilitated a new wave of the pandemic, governments are barring entry to malls, night clubs and other venues to those without a coronavirus certificate.
With a no-confidence motion in limbo at the Constitutional Court and PM Florin Citu seeking to bypass a vote by lawmakers on the minority government he wants to install, a constitutional crisis seems unavoidable in Romania.
Protests erupt after drivers from Serbia are forced to replace their license plates with temporary ones to enter Kosovo.
Representative of Iranian supreme leader warns Azerbaijan to not “play with the lion’s tail”.
As the final results from the weekend’s Duma election come in, the ruling United Russia Party has delivered several surprise results and retaken its constitutional majority with 49.65% of the vote, with 90% of the votes counted.
Ukraine held its most successful Gay Pride march on September 19, with an estimated 8,000 people in attendance including foreign diplomats.
The Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) made large gains in Russia’s Duma elections over the weekend in a major upset for the Kremlin, but the ruling United Russia has retained its majority.
Kyrgyz investigation, meanwhile, adds former Centerra Gold leading executives to wanted list.
Romania’s Financial Supervisory Authority to start bankruptcy procedures against City after it failed to increase its capital by €150mn as required by the regulator.
Both car producers Skoda Auto and Toyota had to extend their traditional summer shutdowns due to lack of chips.
IT experts confirmed that it was not simply an overload but a targeted attack, organisers said.
Investigation says Kristalina Georgieva, then a high-ranking World Bank official, and former former Bulgarian finance minister Simeon Dyankov pressured officials to improve China’s position. Georgieva denies the accusations.
“The world has entered a new era,” says Iranian president. “Hegemony and unilateralism are failing. The international balance is moving toward multilateralism and redistribution of power to the benefit of independent countries.”
State hospitals said to owe firms hundreds of millions of dollars. Company bosses warn they are losing financial ability to sustain supply chain.
Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic's government again at risk of collapse as two of the formations behind it demand a reshuffle.
Yanev will remain in the PM position until the November general election after his ministers’ efforts to root out high-level corruption made it the most popular cabinet in decades.
US lawmakers made a last ditch effort to kill off Russia’s recently completed Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which is now completed but not yet in operation.