Romanian Transport Minister Sorin Grindeanu says transporting Ukrainian grain through the Black Sea remains the cheapest solution, despite the rising costs of insuring ships due to the war and the mines in the Black Sea waters.
Conviction of philanthropist painted as conspirator by strongman Erdogan comes with Ankara likely set to be expelled from Europe’s top human rights body.
Sanctions' most damaging impact will come from the blocking of flows of capital and knowledge, says Javorcik.
Kiril Petrov appeals to citizens to donate directly after failing to persuade his coalition partners to back military aid to Ukraine.
An appeals court in Moscow has upheld two high-profile lawsuits brought against independent business news outlet RBC by Rosneft. This is one of a series of cases brought against the media by oligarchs and their businesses at home and abroad.
Antonio Guterres met Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Tuesday, 26 April. Talking points included humanitarian corridors, the inclusivity of the Security Council, and paths to more dialogue between Russia and Ukraine.
Amid the military invasion of Ukraine Russia will set up an anti-corruption information system Poseidon that will be co-ordinated by the presidential administration and operated by the Federal Guard (FSO), using up scarce IT resources.
Blasts at Pridnestrovian Radio and Television Centre follow attack on ministry, as Ukraine warns Russia is trying to destabilise separatist region.
Repairs took place a few days after Kazakh officials met with CPC management in Moscow.
Russian propaganda offensive after attack claims Romania is preparing to seize control of Russia-backed separatist republic in Moldova.
The election defeat of Slovenia’s populist SDS means the Hungarian strongman has one less ally in the European Council at a crucial time when the EU is set to trigger the rule-of-law mechanism against Hungary.
Massive explosions at an oil depot in Western Russia went viral online and were verified by open-source-intelligence accounts on 25 April.
Spillovers from Ukraine war add to splitting economic headache for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who must stand for re-election by June next year.
Ruling coalition is divided over whether Bulgaria should provide military aid to Ukraine.
Russian internet major and country’s most valuable digital company prior to the military invasion of Ukraine Yandex is suspending “many” of the planned investments both domestically and abroad
Russian banker and entrepreneur Oleg Tinkov is looking to sell his family trust's 35% stake in TCS banking group, which controls the only Russian purely online bank Tinkoff Bank, which he founded.
The Freedom Movement, the green party led by ex-energy executive Robert Golob, is set to lead Slovenia's next government.
The Moldovan foreign ministry has urged Russia to respect its neutrality after a Russian general openly announced plans to occupy the breakaway Transnistria region.
Serbia is preparing to sign a new long-term gas deal with Russia, and has resisted pressure from the EU and and US to join western sanctions over the war in Ukraine.
Russian, Kazakh officials see potential of the Irtysh, the longest tributary river in the world, as under-exploited.