Russian retail coming back to life, but a full recovery will take longer

bne IntelliNews June 16, 2020

The latest Watcom shopping index results, which measures foot traffic in Russia’s biggest malls in real time using 3D camera technology, shows that foot traffic in Moscow has picked up dramatically in the last week.

Spikes in new COVID-19 cases reported in several European emerging market countries

bne IntelliNews June 16, 2020

As governments continue to lift lockdowns and travel restrictions across Central, Eastern and Southeast Europe, several countries in the region have reported record-high numbers of new infections in the last few days.

Central and Southeast Europeans have highest tolerance for corruption among EU members

bne IntelliNews June 14, 2020

People from the new EU member states that joined from 2004 onwards are more likely to think it is acceptable to do a favour, give a gift or give money to get something from a public administration, shows a new survey from Eurobarometer.