Demonstrations were held outside Belarusian embassies across Europe over the weekend in a show of solidarity for protests against the jailing of opposition leaders in Minsk, characterised as a “full-scale purge” by Amnesty International.
The Belarusian government is on the hunt for foreign investors to modernise the Minsk Tractor Factory (MTZ), one of the biggest in the world.
Belarus’ famous actors and artists added to the popular calls for the authorities to release several leading opposition candidates for president that have been arrested in the last week.
Points out asset managers that track the index would have to liquidate if country was booted out.
Restructuring waves in Turkey initiated in 2016 have strengthened.
Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci was indicted for war crimes days before a critical US-brokered meeting, throwing the future of talks with Serbia into doubt.
New government will face difficulties arising from faltering growth, falling commodity exports, repayment of foreign debt, money laundering issues and continuing tensions over foreign investment in country’s copper and gold mines.
Water in Minsk is contaminated, causing long queues for fresh water that is trucked into the city.
Ukraine’s oil company Ukrtatnafta, which is controlled by oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky, has won a tender to supply the Ministry of Defence with 3,500 tonnes of aviation fuel despite asking a price that was almost a third higher than the lowest offer
Russia started early voting in its controversial referendum on changes to the constitution on June 25 that will reset the presidential term counter for President Vladimir Putin to zero and allow him to remain in office until 2036.
Duda returned to Warsaw with few tangibles, but meeting Trump could give him extra percentage points of support in the race in which he has begun to lose momentum.
The lawyers of ex-banker and leading opposition candidate Viktor Babariko, who was arrested last week, were in court on June 24 to complain about the detention of their client, which they claim was unlawful.
Charges announced immediately before Thaci was due to meet his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic at the White House.
One in three (37%) Russians would refuse to take a vaccine against coronavirus (COVID-19) even if one were available, according to a survey conducted by Russia’s Higher School of Economics.
Fresh outrage followed after the police swooped on a line of shoppers queuing to get into the Symbal souvenir shop, randomly arresting people who were simply queuing up to get into the store. Now the police have become the butt of shopping jokes.
Levels of sulphur dioxide emitted by power plants in the EU-aspiring region exceed pollution limits by almost six times, finds a new report from Bankwatch.
High corporate sector indebtedness, accelerated lending via the state’s Credit Guarantee Fund (CGF) and steep proportion of FX lending by state banks concerning ratings agency.
The central bank's goal is to stimulate the economy, benefitting from disinflationary trends and the easing of volatility on global markets.
This summer has turned into the hottest since record-keeping began, as towns that are usually still blanketed by snow are experiencing a blazing heat wave, thanks to the escalating climate crisis.
The embattled founder of Baring Vostok Capital Management, Michael Calvey, has reportedly been diagnosed with cancer, Kommersant reported on June 23.