Russian Ministry of Finance ruble-denominated OFZ treasury bills were trading close to their highest levels in nearly two years in the first weeks of May.
“Message of power and resistance of Iranian nation was conveyed to them”. Ex-British navy chief, meanwhile, cautions Americans would need million or more soldiers to occupy Iran. Warns of Iraq War-style quagmire.
The team of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is considering holding a referendum on concluding agreements with Russia to bring peace in the Donbas war, head of the presidential staff Andriy Bohdan said on May 21.
Punitive tariffs already imposed on imports from Bosnia and Serbia could be extended to Kosovo’s closest ally Albania if it fails to remove barriers on Kosovan flour, beer and potatoes.
Snap elections have become the baseline scenario in Moldova as none of the three major forces in the parliament managed to form a government after the February general election.
Ekrem Imamoglu, who will fight an election rerun in what observers say is a crucial test of remaining democracy in Turkey, unveils alleged misspending.
Ukraine’s capital markets will be hooked up to the global financial system when it joins the Clearstream international payments and settlements system in a move that could revolutionise the government's ability to fund itself.
The transit of Russian oil via Druzhba pipeline has not yet been resumed due to persisting technical problems in Poland and Germany, Vedomosti daily and Reuters reported on May 21 citing unnamed market sources.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's decree on the Verkhovna Rada's dissolution and call for early parliamentary elections could trigger a constitutional crisis in the country, the chairman of the nation's parliament's Andriy Parubiy says
Following domestic political scandals in several Central and Southeast European member states, many voters just want to give their ruling parties a kicking in this week's EU-wide vote.
Advertising spending in Russia in 1Q19 stood at RUB111bn ($1.7bn), the growth of the ad market slowing down to 4% from 13% for the same quarter of 2018, Kommersant daily reported citing the data of Association of Communication Agencies of Russia (AKA
The revelation comes only a few days before the election to the European Parliament, which the fiercely anti-government newspaper hopes the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) will lose.
Gjorge Ivanov refused to sign the bills, on topics including financial support for investments and reforms to the security services, in protest against the change of the country's name to North Macedonia.
Serbia has a positive near-term outlook after growth rebounded to a 10-year high in 2018, but deep reforms are needed to create a solid basis for future growth.
If the move is confirmed it would fly in the face of aggressive rhetoric from Ankara in which it has said the US cannot deny it the right to import energy shipments from its neighbour.
Iranian president says Trump’s approach to tensions means "today’s situation is not suitable for talks and our choice is resistance only".
Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced the dissolution of the nation's parliament immediately after he was sworn in on May 20.
State budget fiscal metrics currently more vulnerable to a currency crisis than they were before last summer’s nasty episode. And fresh market turmoil is widely expected.
As Turkey’s first ever drillship, escorted by a naval frigate, prepares to start operations, Ankara declares it “does not recognise the unilateral and illegitimate exclusive economic zone claims of the Greek Cypriots”.
Sev.en Energy won tender to buy the operator of CHP plants in Kladno a Zlin after it announced an ambitious programme of international expansion.