Beijing is investing a massive $124bn into the global project to invest into infrastructure and trade networks across four continents.
Our look at which business leaders really matter in each CEE/CIS country, ranked by our correspondents not just on wealth but on influence.
The fall of communism has been followed by successive backlashes against feminism, the latest inspired by the election of populist rightwing governments.
Commercial banks have been slow to jump at the opportunity to finance small-scale energy efficiency projects because the return on investment for them tends to be low.
Benchmark issue will increase liquidity in the domestic private sector as well as peaking interest of foreign investors, says head of Georgian Stock Exchange.
Tycoon who co-founded Georgia's leading bank says there is still big potential for expansion.
Cities in the Western Balkans have the worst air pollution in the continent, with Macedonia's Tetovo topping the list.