Igor Sechin, influential head of Russia's largest oil company Rosneft, has ignored a court order to testify as a key witness at the trial of Alexei Ulyukayev.
Separatist republic's central bank has ruled out another devaluation this year, but the economy remains under pressure as the new government has so far failed to persuade Moscow to provide financial support.
Romanian leu falls close to 4.65 to the euro and a further weakening is expected this year unless there is a strong inflow of transfers from the European Union budget.
Trump reiterates desire to improve relations with Moscow and downplays Kremlin involvement in US elections.
Probe launched as the government attempts to increase control over the judiciary, sparking a new wave of mass protests.
Carnage mainly in predominantly Kurdish mountainous area which typically features homes made of mud bricks. At least 6,600 people injured in disaster and key hospital severely damaged.
The Specialised Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine (SAPO) has sent to court an indictment against Roman Nasirov, the suspended head of Ukraine's State Fiscal Service taking another step towards starting a trial of the official
Incumbent Borut Pahor fights off challenge from mayor and former comedian Marjan Sarec but fails to inspire voters who are already looking ahead to next year's general election.
An estimated 45,000-60,000 marched through downtown Warsaw brandishing fascist symbols and shouting extreme rightwing slogans.
Despite scepticism over whether the Nato member country would really go through with the acquisition, Ankara says it has done so. Word on whether the transaction infringes US sanctions directed at Russia now awaited.
Andrej Plenkovic's government maintains narrow majority in parliament despite opposition criticism of its handling of the Agrokor crisis.
Damen expands its presence in Romania and provides an exit for troubled South Korean shipbuilding giant as it carries out a rescue programme requiring the sale of numerous subsidiaries around the world.
No breakthroughs announced after Washington, DC meeting expected to address spats over suspended visa services, the status of alleged coup plotter Gulen, Turkey’s missile defence plans and the prosecution of Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab.
Ukraine's parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, has adopted in the first reading a new bill on the privatisation of state-owned enterprises, which should re-start the stalled privatisation drive in the war-torn country.
Moody’s gives International Investment Bank (IIB) a shot in the arm with a credit opinion as the development bank continues to reinvent itself.
Total spending on Internet advertising in Russia was more than spending on TV advertising for the first time ever in January-September 2017.
EC Commissioner Johannes Hahn says that media outlets in Western Balkan countries need to uphold EU values of freedom of expression
In letter to envoys, the 'anti-politician' set to become Czech PM insists he is not a eurosceptic but a “eurocritic” intent on reform, and denies he is any kind of threat to democracy.
The number of Russians holidaying abroad has recovered and has almost passed its pre-crisis peak. In January-June 17.1mn Russian tourists went abroad, up by 30% year-on-year, Rosstat reported on November 8.
Candidates waste no time in getting down and dirty in contest that could prove vital to country’s future in the EU and eastward or westward orientation.