Central Europe faces a critical year, with a key election in Hungary in April, while rumbling political instability in Poland and Slovakia could lead to early elections.
Lithuania insists it did not break sanctions by allowing Belaruskali exports but the affair was extremely embarrassing because it has been one of the most strident voices calling for sanctions on Minsk.
Funding round gives on-demand transport and delivery start-up a valuation of €7.4bn.
Abu Zubaydah is reportedly still in Guantanamo Bay, where he has been held without being charged for the past two decades.
Commission says there is a role for natural gas and nuclear as a means to facilitate the transition towards a predominantly renewable-based future.
Government says that companies brokering or transiting goods from Belarus to the foreign market through Estonia do not violate sanctions imposed on Lukashenko's regime.
Vladislav Zubok’s book Collapse: the fall of the Soviet Union examines the causes of the breakup of the Soviet Union and challenges the view that the collapse was inevitable.
Western European banks have made double-digit increases in the growth of their credit exposures to the CE/SEE region in the past 12-18 months.
Head of state-owned railways will instead step down over contract that allows Belaruskali potash to continue being carried to Port of Klapeida.
Foreign and transport ministers offer to resign after revelation that state-owned railways has continued to transport potash exports of sanctioned regime.
Many older citizens across the former Soviet Union look back nostalgically to the ‘golden age’ before the transition but few genuinely want a return to socialism.
US president reassures Bucharest Nine of commitment after talks with President Putin stoke fears.
Issue is Baltic states' first sustainability bond.
The green agenda is dominating the debate today, but the importance of environmental issues is nothing new: 30 years ago it was a green revolution that brought the Soviet Union down.
Tensions are high and there is talk of a possible invasion of Ukraine by Russia. But what would that actually look like? How much destruction would it cause and how many people would die?
Banks may be tested by the withdrawal of government help to companies, particularly as infection rates begin to soar again.
EU foreign ministers in Brussels said on November 15 they will expand the scope of sanctions on Belarus in response to the migrant crisis on the border with Poland, where thousands of refugees are trapped in rapidly deteriorating conditions.
Disruptions in global value chains continue to weigh on Central and Eastern Europe, and the Delta variant is blurring the outlook for the fourth quarter. Record high inflation can no longer be written off as temporary as rates rise across CEE.
Bronislovas Matelis had dressed only his top half for a call with fellow members of the parliamentary Committee on Governance and Municipalities — as revealed when he stood to take a phone call.
Lithuania’s parliament declared a state of emergency at the country’s border with Belarus on November 9. It has closed the border to prevent migrants seemingly deployed by Minsk crossing.