Whether or not the detention of opposition leader Nikol Pashinian proves enough to lop the head off the Armenian demonstrations, analysts will note yet another example of how ready people are across Emerging Europe to take to the streets.
Masked police officers grab Nikol Pashinian who had uncompromisingly told Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan in their televised encounter that he had only arrived to discuss his resignation.
No problems yet seen with banks struggling to roll over foreign loans, but investors are “being complacent” says analyst.
Russian telecom watchdog Roskomnadzor could not effectively enforce country-wide ban on Telegram messenger, disturbing the work of dozens of unrelated services as a result of blanket blocking of eighteen Amazon and Google IP address clusters and clos
Open Society Foundations will move its East European headquarters to Berlin, after billionaire philanthropist George Soros was stigmatised by Viktor Orban's right-wing government and accused of various plots to undermine Hungary.
As the clock ticks down on Trump’s May 12 ‘fix or nix’ deadline, the legislators say “the value of all the promises and threats our countries make” is at stake.
"Temporary nationalisation" of Russian aluminium major Rusal is one of the possible means of supporting the company badly hurt by the latest round of US sanctions, Kremlin's spokesman Dmitri Peskov told the press on April 19.
Cabinet of PM Isakov was seen as close to President Jeenbekov’s predecessor Almazbek Atambayev who observers say may be trying to wield power from the shadows.
Second China-CEE Investment Cooperation fund expected to grow to $1bn later this year after first closing on $800mn, and will expand investment focus to encompass healthcare, tourism, education and agriculture.
Financial sector in limbo as no buyers come forward for stakes in major banks and insurers that were confiscated after illegal coordination by shareholders was detected.
Penta looks to long-term success in the world's second largest pharma market after making a record €245mn consolidated net profit in 2017.
Observers claim president is hurrying to hold the polls before the economy goes haywire, but the initial market response to his announcement is very positive.
The US administration is split over how to react to Russia’s increasing aggression, both the presidents of both countries have made peace offerings in an attempt to improve relations.
No let-up in big demonstrations as ex-president—on the record as stating he would not seek the prime minister’s office—gets parliament’s backing. Call goes out for a “non-violent Velvet Revolution” despite clashes.
Private equity investor Advent International aims to turn Prague-based Zentiva into an independent European leader in generic drugs.
With sales on the Russian market the most important part of local giants Gorenje and Krka’s export business, the Slovenian central bank warns of the risks for the export-oriented Balkan country.
Czech Media Investment group, controlled by billionaire Daniel Kretinsky, will pay €73mn for Lagardere group radio stations operating in Czechia, Poland, Slovakia and Romania.
European Commission recommends start of accession negotiations for Albania and Macedonia, but French President Macron says Paris will oppose any enlargement until the EU reconfigures post-Brexit.
Landmark polls, after which the post of PM will be abolished in favour of a near all-powerful executive president, could be held as soon as August.
How much will the new US sanctions imposed on April 6 cost Russia? There is the $16bn that the oligarchs named on the sanctions list have already lost from the fall in share prices in the first week- but there is a lot more than that.