Since 2010, Tbilisi Fashion Week has been showcasing the best of Georgia’s unexpected fashion scene with one goal: getting new ideas onto the catwalks at home and inviting foreigners to look. And possibly buy.
Russia's ranking in the World Bank's latest "Doing Business" survey has leapt from 92nd place to 62nd place out of 189. The move into the top third of the ranking will give the country a much needed image boost.
A funicular ride up Mtatsminda, Tbilisi's most famous hill, says it all. Cranes hover above low-rise buildings in the Old Town and craters dot the expensive neighbourhoods. This is a city in the making.
The lower chamber of Kazakhstan's parliament approved government plans to amend the central budget for 2014-2016 due to the lower oil price and poorer-than-expected economic performance this year so far.
The adoption of Fukyama’s absurd, egocentric West-is-best thesis was just about forgivable during the early flush of our Cold War victory. 25 years on, its enduring influence amounts to dangerous delusion.
Moody's has reasserted its B2 rating and negative outlook, as Mongolia's foreign investments plummet and authorities seem unable to fix lingering issues such as the expansion of flagship mine Oyu Tolgoi.