IMF officials commend "sound" 2019 supplementary budget and rehabilitation of banking sector, as the Fund prepares to issue a loan tranche of around $46.5mn.
Russian President Vladimir Putin ridiculed green energy during a speech in Sverdlovsk, Russia’s dirtiest region, asking if anyone cares about the worms and birds that are killed by wind turbines.
The Duma proposed a ban on imports of Georgian wine and mineral water amid a spike in tensions between the two countries.
Russian pranksters Vladimir "Vovan" Kuznetsov and Alexei "Lexus" Stolyarov called North Macedonia’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev pretending to be ex-Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko.
Last week Russian state-owned gas giant Gazprom invited bank analysts on a trip to inspect the construction work of the Turkish Stream (aka TurkStream) pipeline. They report work on the pipeline is on schedule and that it is 90% complete.
Thanks to gradual economic recovery in 2017-2018, foreign investor interest in Kazakhstan has been on the rise.
Rustavi 2 host used some of the strongest swearwords in the language in his monologue that followed a week of protests sparked by a Russian deputy's speech to the Georgian parliament.
For the first time pride participants were able to march without police cordons, while a group of counter protesters was kept away from the march by police.
German carmaker giant Volkswagen has given up on plans to build a multi-billion production plant in Turkey, a well-informed journalist announced on Twitter on July 5.
The refusal by opposition mayors to leave their posts escalates the crisis sparked by President Ilir Meta’s decision to cancel the June 30 local election that was ignored by the government which went ahead with the vote.
The One Tower project will be constructed on the territory of Moscow City, the Russian capital’s financial district, with apartments in the very centre of the business life of the capital.
“Its tin hats time in USDTRY,” tweeted Paul McNamara, after Turkey's president sacked the governor of the Central Bank
€180mn of funding proposed at Poznan summit, shortly after the European Council deferred its decision on the opening of accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia.
Uzbek state-run car producer GM Uzbekistan has been renamed UZAUTO Motors, after the US company completed its withdrawal from the country, GM Authority reported on July 3.
Bucharest scrambling to find ways to plug the gap and keep the budget deficit under 3% of GDP ahead of a mid-year budget revision expected on July 31.
As Moscow diplomatic dignitaries gathered at the US ambassador’s residence for the independence day celebrations they were met by a picket line of workers from the GAZ car factory whose jobs are on the line.
VTB Capital believes it is not worth chasing the current rally in Turkish assets, and that in fact it is worth taking profits from a trading perspective.
Marines surrounded and detained the Panamanian-flagged supertanker The Grace 1 on suspicion of carrying oil to Syria’s Banyas port.
ITI Funds became the first provider to list an exchange-traded fund (ETF) on Kazakhstan’s Astana International Exchange (AIX) on July 3.
Socialist era industrial giant will have its power supplies cut off within days over its unpaid debts, forcing it to halt operations, and the government of the Muslim-Croat Federation has refused to step in.