Protests against the Serbian government’s handling of the coronacrisis and the announcement of a new lockdown descended into violent attacks on police and state buildings after they were taken over by far-right groups, some linked to Russia.
Whether incumbent President Andrzej Duda or the centre-right mayor of Warsaw Rafal Trzaskowski wins the run-off presidential vote, it will mark the start of several years of turmoil.
Both the ruling SDSM and opposition VMRO-DPMNE say they expect victory, but the electorate are more concerned about the seemingly unstoppable spread of the virus.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has played hell with the international event calendar everywhere this year. But not in Mongolia, which has decided to go ahead with Naadam, Mongolia’s biggest festival.
Turkmenistan faces a new set of political and economic problems as protests become widespread and the government is unwilling to address the situation.
Green financing reached close to 50% of the EBRD’s volume of investment in 2019, but as he leaves the bank Chakrabati warns of the need to put the green economy at the heart of the post-COVID recovery.
With its launch scheduled for 2023, Siberia's Udokan copper deposit is among the largest in the world.
Letters to President Vladimir Putin and Russia’s powerful Federal Security Service (FSB) reveal how shareholders in Russian lender Vostochny Bank sought to smear US investor Michael Calvey
It's a sort of coronacrisis-inspired version of the swords to ploughshares story. WPA, the Czech Republic’s leading aircraft component supplier, has turned its high-tech production skills to producing high-quality respirators
Behind the unexplained recent firings is a push to put the security services under greater civilian control.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been a boon for environmental, social and governance (ESG) funds, 85% of which are now outperforming their non-ESG peers, according to a paper released by the Institute of International Finance (IIF)
Hundreds of thousands of people are now on the move in Central and Southeast Europe as travel restrictions imposed to contain the novel coronavirus are eased.
Construction work at Belarus’ Ostrovets NPP is coming to an end and it is expected to come online in July. But the facility remains a bone of contention with its neighbours, who simply don't trust the Belarusians to run a nuclear facility
Author of report from Washington think tank points to fading of traditional arrangement whereby Moscow takes care of security matters while Beijing takes care of the economic side.
Controversy obscured by sheer number of other issues surrounding US president. New book says it should have been centre-stage.
In his first 15 years in office, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko enjoyed impressive popularity. But he faces mounting opposition as three creditable candidates plan to run against him in August's presidential elections
The state nationalised PrivatBank in 2016 and has put it back on its feet. But the management is fighting a constant legal battle against its former oligarch owner, Ihor Kolomoisky, who is trying to regain control of the bank.
The June 21 elections most likely won’t bring any change on the Serbian political scene. Thanks to the fragmented opposition and smart moves by President Aleksandar Vucic, the SNS is heading for another comfortable majority.
Post-COVID-19, banks in Central and Southeast Europe expect demand for financing to contract sharply, credit standards to tighten and an increase in NPLs, a new EIB survey shows.