Reflections from our correspondents attending conferences around the Central and Eastern Europe/Commonwealth of Independent States region.
May 5, 2021
The EU’s slow and sometimes confusing response to the coronacrisis in the Western Balkans made room for China to increase its influence.
April 20, 2020
How the coronavirus pandemic is handled, both now and when lockdowns are lifted, will determine whether we are heading for a greener economic future and a shift away from populism — or something altogether darker.
March 3, 2020
Western Balkan prime ministers discussed the need for infrastructure investment and the removal of barriers to regional trade at the EBRD Western Balkans Investment Summit.
November 29, 2019
Uzbekistan is a youthful country with a reported 60% of the population under the age of 30. The younger generation, which has only known digital technology, is moving into the tech sector with gusto.
September 13, 2019
Investors and political celebrities made their way to Kyiv this week for the annual Yalta Economic Summit (YES) hosted by top Ukrainian oligarch Victor Pinchuk, but questions remain unanswered.