COP28: All the climate crisis warning lights flashing red – in charts and maps

Ben Aris in Berlin November 29, 2023

The great and good have assembled in UAE’s capital of Dubai for the COP28 conference to hash out a plan to avert the looming environmental disaster, but its probably too late.

INTERVIEW: Eurasian Development Bank brings Central Asia together with sustainable green investments

Ben Aris in Berlin November 23, 2023

Central Asia is once again the “navel of the world” as overland trade between Asia and Europe takes off.

INTERVIEW: Andrew Michta, director of the Scowcroft Strategy Initiative

Robert Anderson in Bucharest November 14, 2023

“If we find ourselves in a situation where Ukraine is cut off financially and runs out of resources, if we force Ukraine into some sort of frozen conflict or armistice, that is a victory for Putin.”

Yesterday’s Belarussian heroes become today’s foes in Lithuania

Linas Jegelevicius in Vilnius October 13, 2023

Rightwing politicians now argue Belarussians should be treated more like Russians than Ukrainians when they come to the country.

Absent Armenia remains elephant in room as Putin prepares for CIS summit in Kyrgyzstan

bne IntelIiNews October 13, 2023

Trip abroad is Russian leader’s first since International Criminal Court issued a warrant for his arrest.

Emerging Europe faces a new low growth and high inflation equilibrium, says wiiw

Robert Anderson in Prague October 12, 2023

The wiiw has cut its growth forecasts for Central Europe, while raising them for the Western Balkans, Turkey, Ukraine and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Armenia refuses to take part in CIS summit and CSTO military drills in Kyrgyzstan

Ani Avetisyan October 11, 2023

No shows are more signs of the worsening relations with Russia, Armenia's onetime ally and protector.

Migration issues ratchet up tension between Poland and Germany

Wojciech Kosc in Warsaw September 26, 2023

The row threatens to worsen already rocky relations between Warsaw and Berlin, with the ruling Law and Justice party accusing the opposition Civic Platform party of taking orders from Germany.