There was an outpouring of grief, frustration and anger in Belarus on November 12 after police beat to death another protester who was trying to stop the authorities from removing red and white ribbons from a fence in the “Square of Change.”
Poland is one of the biggest beneficiaries of EU funding, but has long been at loggerheads with Brussels, mainly over changes in the country’s judiciary branch, seen as an attempt to subjugate courts to the government.
This weekend's second round vote will pit pro-Russian President Igor Dodon against his pro-EU rival Maia Sandu, who currently looks set to defeat the incumbent.
Russia was widely criticised when it was the first in the world to register the Sputnik V anti-coronavirus vaccine in August, accused of rushing through the approval for political gain. Now it is a front-runner to win about $1bn in vaccine sales.
Bosnia is facing a surge of new coronavirus cases but this will not stop local elections going ahead on November 15 in almost all of the country.
Russia’s Supreme Court has ordered most of the restrictions on US fund management Michael Calvey and his colleagues from Baring Vostok be lifted on November 12.
The annual Independence March has gained notoriety in recent years having become the flagship event of Polish far-right groups, sidelining other attempts at joyous and peaceful celebrations of Poland’s rebirth as a state.
The efficacy of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is 92%, according to preliminary data, the authorities announced on November 11, a day after the US firm Pfizer announced it had developed a vaccine that is 90% effective.
Russia’s southern region of Ingushetia is about to become the first ever region in the country to go bankrupt, after its debt service obligations soared to 125% of its income thanks to spiralling healthcare costs and a slowing economy.
Opposition politician Renato Usatii claims Dodon spent more than allowed by law as he fights challenge from pro-EU rival Maia Sandu.
Pandemic restrictions thought to have cut 2020 uranium production by around 17.5%.
Given emergency powers to tackle coronavirus, government immediately attempts to ban adoption by same-sex couples and change election rules.
Offer will prevent minority shareholders from realising full value of their investment in copper miner, CFC says. RWC has said it is “deeply underwhelmed” by the bid.
Parliament attempts to meet but can’t establish quorum. Russian peacekeepers start to arrive. Ethnic Armenian head of enclave urges inhabitants not to flee, saying it will be possible to still live in territory.
Belarus' self-appointed President Alexander Lukashenko has ramped up the risk of protesting by making it a criminal offence that carries a sentence of only two weeks in jail, but could result in several years incarceration.
The annual Independence March has gained notoriety in recent years after having become the flagship event of the Polish far-right groups.
Agreements signed on deepening regional integration and alignment with EU policies aimed at achieving climate neutrality — but no breakthrough in ongoing spat between summit's co-hosts Bulgaria and North Macedonia.
Russian stocks and the ruble jumped in value on November 9 following the conclusion of the US election and an announcement by US pharmaceutical firm Pfizer that it has a working vaccine against coronavirus (COVID-19).
Russian PM Mikhail Mishustin's recommendations for a slew of government changes have been agreed by President Putin on November 9.