Chinese investment links to Russia are rising and broadening, and Moscow is now able to win better terms than before.
Western commentators rush in too fast with Kremlin's take on the language issue, says columnist Kateryna Kruk.
Russian government plans remain vague and still obsessed with security, while the sector lacks seed finance.
Feverish speculation over Dmitri Medvedev's successor reflects a feeling that President Vladimir Putin is running out of steam, that he has no new ideas, and diminishing enthusiasm for the job.
The parties of the Kosovo Liberation Army old guard will face those who once advocated peaceful resistance against Serbia in Kosovo's June 11 election.
Given its great asset base, Romania has the potential to become a Black Sea energy hub and a bridge between East and West.
Though Iran’s reformist leader secured an emphatic re-election victory, the country’s investment prospects remain bleak.
The independence of Ukraine’s energy market remains of fundamental importance to the country’s stability and prosperity.
From breaking the grip of the oligarchs to curbing inflation, acting governor of the National Bank of Ukraine, Yakiiv Smolii, sees landmark progress since the Euromaidan revolution.