In his early UK farming days, Robert Covell had no inkling he'd one day follow in the tracks of Stalin's command economy to bring quality grain and vegetables to Russian consumers.
Czechs consider following Hungarian bet of building nuclear power stations without a tender.
Less than two months after its founding by The Bitfury Group, the Global Blockchain Business Council, the first global body set up to educate businesses on the latest innovations in blockchain technology, is establishing a chapter in Washington.
The writing is solid, embellished with great detail and research, giving some new information here, reminding of some forgotten nugget there, though it lacks any penetrating new insight or revelation.
Emerging market stocks have been hit harder than it appears by the election of President Donald Trump.
Funds channeled from Russian companies to offshore firms with help from corrupt Moldovan judges.
Russian grain producers lead an agricultural revival that has seen record food exports.
Shares in Magnit, the star of Russia’s retail sector for many years and one of the most profitable retailers in the world, stood still in 2016 while its rival's doubled in value.
Montenegro's Nato accession is becoming a test case for the new relationship between the US and Russia.
Move follows Sberbank's decision to recognise IDs issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine.
Ruling is latest turn of the screw on foreign tech and internet majors found to be in breach of Russian consumer law and data storage requirements.
The real estate sector across the region has benefited from two and a half decades of transition; but there is plenty of growth potential left thanks to their still incomplete transition to Western European levels.
Ankvab received death threats after returning from exile in Russia to run in parliamentary election.
Until recently the bank robbers enjoyed impunity, with many living openly in luxury in London, but now the banking clean-up is in the end game.
The iconic Lada is back as Russia’s best selling-car in February as cash-strapped Russians trade down to cheaper models.
Turkey and Russia were on the brink of war after the Turkish military shot down a Russian bomber in 2015. Two years later, presidents Putin and Erdogan were fawning over each other and a new era of relations at talks in Moscow.
Inflation was 4.6% y/y in February, according to Rosstat, down from 5% in January and in line with expectations
Standards of governance are steadily improving from the jungle fights of the 1990s, but the current economic crisis still saw minority shareholders get squeezed in takeovers by Kremlin-controlled giants like Rosneft.
PM Pavel Filip claims Moldovan officials harassed by Russian security services as they probe $22bn laundered through Moldinconbank
After three years of recession, 2017 has seen a revival of Russian assets, with issuers in February raising almost $2.5bn through Eurobonds, their high rates attracting international investors.
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