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The failure of the Nation Alliance under optimal conditions shows that 'big tent' coalitions under a single list often do not succeed in extending the opposition's reach.
As strongman defies the odds to hold on to power, jailed opponent Demirtas warns “a huge operational force has taken over the state”.
As official results announced, challenger Kemal Kilicdaroglu gives fiery speech calling for fight against authoritarian regime and for a true democracy.
Verdict being seen as a major blow to the country’s anti-corruption efforts.
Uzbekistan is experiencing a surge in the supply of rental housing, Spot.uz has reported. The number of home rental ads placed on the Olx platform in 1Q23 leapt by 40% y/y. Whereas in 2022, y/y ...
Inflation remains a drag on growth in Emerging Europe, along with sluggish growth in advanced economies and stricter financing conditions in Central Europe and the Baltic states.
After months in which Ukrainian officials and their Western cheerleaders talked up the chances of a quick victory, now they are trying to manage expectations of the key coming battle.
In April Russia’s inflation rate fell below 3%, less than the Central Bank of Russia’s target rate of 4%, but it is not expected to stay there. A range of inflationary drivers are lined up to push the rate up again.
The inflow of migrant workers into Russia jumped 1.6-fold year on year to 1.3mn foreigners in 1Q23 as compared with 0.84mn in 1Q22, Vedomosti daily reported citing RosStat data. Overall in 2022 3.5mn ...
Like the original "iron lady" Margaret Thatcher, Kallas has won a reputation for her tough stance against Russia, whilst also seeing her popularity rise during a war.
US investment fund giant BlackRock has launched a Ukraine Development Fund (UDF) together with the Ukrainian government to attract public and private capital to reconstruct Ukraine, the government said on May 8.
The Russian labour market has its lowest number of young workers since the early 1990s, with a decrease of 1.3mn employees under the age of 35, according to a FinExpertiza survey, based on RosStat data.
Undaunted by the extensive damage or the proximity of the Russian lines, Ukraine Aid International is determined to bring normal life back to a town that has already suffered two brutal battles.
"More than 98% of combat vehicles promised to Ukraine have already been delivered. That means over 1,550 armoured vehicles, 230 tanks and other equipment, including vast amounts of ammunition,” Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg announced.
Bill punishes teachers for previous protests by allowing state to monitor teachers' cellphones and computers, discipline them for criticism and dock salary payments, and extends hours and compels them to work on Sundays and move to other regions.
Sanctions are good as they have cut Putin's regime off from the premium markets in the West and forced him only do business with other authoritarian regimes, says Khodorkovsky.
The war in Ukraine is likely to drag on for years but the impact will increasingly be limited to the combatants and countries in Russia’s immediate neighbourhood, Fitch Solutions analysts forecast.
Russia is already a mining and minerals titan but as the green and EV revolutions unfold its position will only improve as minerals gradually replace hydrocarbons as Russia’s major exports and give the Kremlin fresh international leverage.
Russia is facing a mounting labour crisis as worker shortages grow, sending unemployment to record lows. Emigration is soaring and immigration tumbling.