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 COMMENT: Is Russia on the cusp of a green revolution?

COMMENT: Is Russia on the cusp of a green revolution?

With the Russian economic outlook in the black, the government is now readjusting its industrial policy and throwing green energy into the mix.

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ALACO DISPATCHES: Russian pipeline dispute escalates as US enters the fray

ALACO DISPATCHES: Russian pipeline dispute escalates as US enters the fray

American sanctions threat fuels tensions surrounding Russia’s plans to expand gas supplies to Europe.

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BALKAN BLOG: General election is do or die for Albania’s EU future

BALKAN BLOG: General election is do or die for Albania’s EU future

Albania needs a free and fair election, and for the losing side to concede defeat peacefully, to finally progress to the negotiation stage.

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Moldova, Bulgaria, Poland, Albania and Latvia to lose more than 40% of their populations by 2100

Moldova, Bulgaria, Poland, Albania and Latvia to lose more than 40% of their populations by 2100

UN projections show populations will fall in every East European country this century, with Moldova’s set to contract by more than 51%.

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ISTANBUL BLOG: Will Kilicdaroglu’s long march unite Turkey’s opposition?

ISTANBUL BLOG: Will Kilicdaroglu’s long march unite Turkey’s opposition?

President Erdogan's referendum flop has given the CHP leader an opportunity, but he will struggle to create a united front including nationalists, Kurds, and socialists.

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MACRO ADVISER: Russia's Asian pivot starts to pay off

MACRO ADVISER: Russia's Asian pivot starts to pay off

Chinese investment links to Russia are rising and broadening, and Moscow is now able to win better terms than before.

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KRUK REPORT: New language laws are not the next Ukrainian powder keg

KRUK REPORT: New language laws are not the next Ukrainian powder keg

Western commentators rush in too fast with Kremlin's take on the language issue, says columnist Kateryna Kruk.

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BEAR MARKET BRIEF: Can IT revive Russia’s economy?

BEAR MARKET BRIEF: Can IT revive Russia’s economy?

Russian government plans remain vague and still obsessed with security, while the sector lacks seed finance.

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Spotlight trained on Russia for 2018 World Cup dress rehearsal

Spotlight trained on Russia for 2018 World Cup dress rehearsal

Thugs, bombs, slave labour claims, high ticket prices and wary sponsors are some of the clouds looming over Russia's big sporting year.

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