US NuScale and Kozloduy NPP agree to explore deployment of SMR in Bulgaria as doubt remains over future of Belene power plant construction.
Amid country’s political crisis sparked by claims of a rigged general election, Giorgi Gakharia says “I want to believe that this step will help reduce polarisation”.
Crackdown on democracy and civil society during pandemic accompanied by increase in hate speech by politicians finds ILGA-Europe report.
New restrictions are putting vital supply chains at risk as many German companies rely either on Czech inputs or commuting workers.
Opposition calls for cabinet to resign, amid criticism of delays in imposing lockdown and poor communication with public.
As leading EU countries lobby Germany to stop the construction of Nord Stream 2, the same countries have been dramatically increasing their imports of Russian gas as a cold snap sweeps the Continent
The goal is to allow mid-ranking players to compete with the giants.
Oil-indexed prices on track to rise substantially. Pipeline operator Botas is front-loading its 2021 take.
Democratic Front will no longer support Zdravko Krivokapic’s government after he backed away from changes to the criminal code criticised by the European Commission.
Ukraine imported a record amount of electricity from Belarus in 2020, as other neighbouring EU countries cut their ties with the Belarusian power grid.
Anti-corruption activist and opposition politician Alexei Navalny was back in court on February 16 to face charges of slandering a WWII veteran in the latest stage of a full-scale media campaign by the Kremlin to discredit its most vocal opponent.
Serbia will be first European country to manufacture Russia's Sputnik V vaccine, and plans to produce 20mn doses for its own citizens and the Western Balkans region.
BCR and ING Bank significantly improved their forecasts for Romania's 2021 GDP growth.
Economist warns valuations could become stretched amid world-beating gains.
Budapest turns to Moscow and Beijing and criticises delays in Brussels' vaccination procurement.
Fallout also sees Turkish police detain more than 700 people, including members of pro-Kurdish HDP party.
Slovenian PM Janez Jansa’s illiberal policies and tightening grip on media set to continue unchecked until next election in 2022.
Deputies of Ukraine’s Rada voted through a bill that empowers them to dismiss the director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), Artem Sytnyk
Belarusian opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova has been charged with plotting a coup and setting up an extremist group that could see her serve decades in prison, it was reported on February 12.
Preliminary results show opposition Vetevendosje took 48% of the vote in snap general election.