A rally-concert to support Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the only remaining candidate of the opposition in the Belarusian presidential race, attracted an enormous crowd of 63,000 people to the Friendship of Peoples park on the outskirts of Minsk.
Belarusian security services are linking the arrest of 33 Russian mercenaries to jailed opposition leader Sergei Tikhanovsky and have increased the severity of the charges against him as well as introducing more restrictions on opposition rallies.
More details of the 33 Russian mercenaries arrested in Minsk emerged on July 30. Belarus has accused a Kremlin-linked military contractor of sending 200 fighters to destabilise the country ahead of August 9 presidential elections.
According to a monitoring report from the Ukrainian Center for European Policy, Ukraine has fulfilled 41.6% of the requirements outlined in its Association Agreement with the EU.
Officials in Chisinau are studying the recent constitutional changes in Russia, which made it possible for President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036.
Belarus' president called an urgent meeting of the Security Council following the arrest of 33 Russian mercenaries in Minsk that may be a ruse to cancel opposition rallies or even postpone the presidential election.
The daily protests in Bulgaria reached their highest numbers yet on July 29, as protesters kept up the pressure on Boyko Borissov’s government to resign.
Union says “closed circuit working system”, introduced after some employees tested positive for COVID-19, is unlawful and inhumane. Workforce told to live in company barracks.
SDSM and DUI reportedly reached framework agreement for new government that could include rotating prime minister position.
Outrage as Turkish parliament passes “chilling” law that “will lead to identifying dissenters”.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said that he had already had the coronavirus (COVID-19) but showed no symptoms during a televised meeting.
Higher sales of bottled beer failed to offset the losses from the closure of bars and restaurants.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has visited his third military base in the last few weeks in a move that is clearly intended to intimidate the growing number of protestors who are attempting to oust him in the August 9 elections.
Ignitis considering investments into wind, solar, hydro, waste and biomass powered plants. Company strategy calls for achieving carbon neutrality by 2050,
Ankara attempting to export “very destabilising” presence it has shown in eastern Mediterranean, North Africa and Middle East to South Caucasus says Yerevan’s envoy to Netherlands.
Spanish foreign minister was in Ankara attempting to ease tensions over eastern Mediterranean drilling plans that have upset Greece and Cyprus.
PGG has been struggling in 2020, as lockdown measures introduced to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic reduced demand for electricity. Poland derives nearly 80% of its power from burning hard and lignite coal.
The head of Romania's opposition PSD urged the government to come up with details about how it plans to address the coronavirus pandemic that "seems to have got out of control”.
MEP Elena Yoncheva to alert prosecutors in Brussels over leaked audio recording, saying she doesn't trust the independence of the Bulgarian prosecution.
Election marred by hacker attacks and leaked recordings of conversations among top politicians. Foreign ministry spokesperson says speculation about Russian influence are “absurd” and accuses West of hypocrisy.