Georgia sets out to wow China with Black Sea trade nexus dream

Emil Avdaliani in Tbilisi March 20, 2019

Progress in delivering Anaklia Deep Sea Port and other big investments could make small nation indispensable to Belt and Road infrastructure plans.

COLCHIS: Brexit’s Risks and Opportunities for the Eastern Partnership

Alexander Nice of the Eurasia Democratic Security Network March 13, 2019

Barring any last-minute drama, the United Kingdom will cease to be a member of the European Union on March 29, 2019. Brexit will cause problems for the Eastern Partnership programme, but it will also open a new door as "European" changes its meaning

Goodbye, blue sky?

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest and Will Conroy in Prague. March 12, 2019

Georgia’s reputation as a good place to do business is under pressure. Intrigue surrounding TBC Bank and an attack on officials by a business chamber are worrying investors.

Nearly all the countries of Eastern Europe made progress in improving the rule of law

bne IntelliNews March 6, 2019

World Justice Project's annual rule of law index shows improvements, but drilling into the subfactors big disparities persist.

Hard to conclude otherwise? Report paints oligarch Ivanishvili as Georgia’s de facto ruler

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest and Will Conroy in Prague February 25, 2019

Links claimed in resignation of PM, victory of president, TBC Bank controversy, big real estate wins and broadcaster appointments.