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It’s already clear, to those willing to look, that south-south trade is the economic mega-trend of our time.
Georgia’s business community is up in arms about an alleged politically motivated attempt to strip the central bank of its banking supervisory functions.
The EU's Riga Eastern Partnership Summit made little concrete progress, ending in a declaration that contained nothing new.
Kazakh officials at the Astana Economic Forum deny that the country is waging a trade war with Russia, as benefits from joining the Eurasian Economic Union are hard to find.
As well as working to empower the private sector, EBRD investment focuses on three sectors: Armenia needs more infrastructure, Azerbajian stronger banks, and Georgia more renewable energy.
Outside of Russia and Belarus, Macedonia and Ukraine have the joint worst records of press freedom in Europe.
Several plucky countries put their necks on the block by defying Russian bullying. But most are likely to be disappointed at the EU summit that starts on May 21 in Riga.
Tinatin Khidasheli, the first female defence minister in the former Soviet Union, says Georgia's westward alignment is a 'one-way ticket' and Russia's growing soft power is a concern for the whole of Europe.
It’s been a difficult time for Kazakhstan’s banks since the crisis. Which makes Halyk Bank’s achievement of being the only Kazakh company to make the Forbes Global 2000 list all the more remarkable.
As a sop to Eastern Partnership countries, Brussels announces extra €200mn to SMEs in Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia.