There are now more than 5,000 active cases of coronavirus for the first time since the pandemic started.
Tens of thousands have demanded the release of Khabarovsk governor Sergei Furgal, arrested this month on murder charges. The appointment of an interim governor has failed to prevent protests from entering their third week.
Ukraine’s parliament has approved the “investment nanny” bill, which offers state assistance and oversight to large investment projects, including a 15-year state guarantee on foreign investments.
Ukraine returns to the international market after pulling a Eurobond issue at the beginning of this month following the resignation of central bank governor Yakiv Smolii.
Valery Tsepkalo and his children have left Belarus after "trusted sources" warned of his imminent arrest by Belarusian authorities. His wife Veronika has stayed to support Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the main rival to incumbent President Lukashenko
CBR makes cautious quarter-point interest rate cut to 4.25%, against analysts' expectations.
New poll, meanwhile, determines country can only expect U-shaped recovery from COVID-19 crisis and will this year suffer first GDP contraction for a decade.
Romania close to signing an agreement with "Euro-Atlantic partners" to complete the third and fourth reactors at the Cernavoda nuclear power plant, PM Ludovic Orban says after talks with China's CGN were scrapped.
Telco's accounts frozen after a Pristina court's decision to allow a private enforcement agency to recoup millions of euros in compensation to local virtual mobile operator Z-Mobile.
Boyko Borissov tries to save his government with reshuffle after two weeks of mass protests, but critics say the move comes too late.
Expel foreign media that call for "Maidans", says Belarus' authoritarian president as the August 9 presidential election approaches.
Number of COVID-19 infections exceeds the safety threshold in central Romanian auto-manufacturing cluster that includes Renault's Dacia factory.
Back in September, the government tabled a no-deficit budget for 2020, the first in three decades. But efforts to ease the impact of the coronavirus pandemic are instead expected to result in by far the biggest budget hole of the 21st century.
Svetlana Tikhanovskaya sharply criticised the current system and said she will announce a new, free and fair presidential vote if she is elected on August 9.
Announcement comes after vote by Egyptian parliament to give green light to possible military intervention.
Day-long standoff on bus in Lutsk ends after President Volodymyr Zelenskiy posts video telling people to watch 2005 documentary Earthlings.
The Kremlin has secured Putin's possible re-election for two six-year terms in 2024, but he risks running up to his re-election without having fulfilled the previous economic platform due to the coronavirus crisis.
Group calling itself AnonOpsMKD threatens “complete blackout” in North Macedonia if the ethnic Albanian DUI party — in kingmaker position after the July 15 general election — gets to choose the next prime minister.
Other market news: Deutsche Bank local unit closed. Analyst says Turkey one of most vulnerable EMs to balance of payments trouble. TUSIAD calls on government to return to free market principles to draw back foreign investors. Honda Turkey for sale.
“Those administrating economy policy in Ankara have created, through public banks and the Central Bank, an open position of 45 billion dollars,” former Turkish central banker writes in op-ed.