Turkey is an emerging geothermal superstar and countries across Eastern Europe are increasingly harnessing underground energy to provide cheap and eco-friendly local heating and energy.
Milos Zeman once again broke ranks with other European leaders and the Czech government by visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin and calling for sanctions to be dropped.
There is a strong possibility that Xenia Sobchak will draw away some of Alexei Navalny’s supporters: those losing faith in him and others preferring a less confrontational approach towards the Kremlin.
Russian banks earned an aggregate profit of just RUB18bn ($300mn) in the first 10 months.
Severstal, Rusal and Evraz have sold a significant part of their Ukraine assets as the breach between Kyiv and Moscow grows ever deeper.
In July Yandex and Uber agreed to join forces in Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia and Kazakhstan.
The share of foreign investments in rouble-denominated OFZ bonds has reached 33.2%, but central bank governor Elvira Nabiullina expects foreign investors to be replaced by local buyers as yields stabilise.
Industrial output in Russia failed to show growth for the first time since March, slipping by 0.1% in month-on-month seasonally adjusted terms.
If oil stays in the $60-65 range, or higher, then Russian support for an Opec deal extension is very unlikely.
The school shopping bump that lifted the Watcom Shopping index at the end of summer has worn off and the index has fallen back heavily in the last few weeks.
Consumer confidence improved to -12% in the third quarter compared to -15% in Q2.
Vladimir Putin’s choice will be a potential indicator of the direction he plans to take in his fourth presidential term.
Moscow's arbitration court has seized the assets of property developer О1 Properties, owned by entrepreneur Boris Mints, as part of the cleaning up of ailing lender Financial Corporation Otkritie.
Russia's GDP disappointed on the down side as the July-September numbers came in well below the government expectation at 1.2%, making the annual GDP growth amount to 1.8%.
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.
Trump reiterates desire to improve relations with Moscow and downplays Kremlin involvement in US elections.
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.
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.