Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has been stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship, the latest move in President Petro Poroshenko's increasingly obvious preparations for re-election in 2019.
August is always an eventful month in Russia, and the US Congress’ determination to press ahead with tougher sanctions legislation against Moscow means this year will be no exception.
Declaration of a new state of ‘Malorossiya’ reflects conflicting agendas of local Donbas warlords and Moscow, as much as the struggle between Moscow and Kyiv.
Dictators without Borders combats the myth of Central Asia as a deeply traditional region isolated from international financial and legal systems.
Despite cheap equity valuations and the economy's reduced exposure to hydrocarbon vulnerability, Russian stock prices will remain dominated by the gloomy outlook for oil prices.
Foreign investors in Turkey worry that politics is increasingly affecting the business climate.
Central Asian states are looking to balance Moscow and Beijing, rather than switch masters.
Russia's goal in promoting the Eurasia Economic Union was not to recreate the Soviet Union, but simply to give it some leverage over China and its One Belt One Road strategy. And it looks like it will work.
Russia is more and more seeing China’s push West as an opportunity rather than a threat.
Diplomats at the G20 summit in Hamburg managed to cobble together a compromise text promising not to resort to trade protectionism, but whether this will eliminate the threat of trade wars remains to be seen.
State-owned energy company’s progress is being frustrated by its inability to sell directly to consumers.
Russia is established in popular imagination as the hacker superpower, but Moscow should be less comfortable about a brave new world of weaponised hacks and viruses.