Russia’s federal budget deficit for the first ten days of March has already exceeded the planned RUB2.9bn for the entire year of 2023, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin admitted on March 24.
The state-owned Russia Railways (RZD) is pushing the construction of a new bridge over the Amur River that will cut some 2,000 km off an overland rail link connecting Beijing and Moscow as Russia continues to seek new unsanctionable trade routes.
Russia is drafting a bill that would allow individuals to privately mine gold, Vedomosti daily reported. There are already 247 placer gold miners registered in Russia each producing less than 30kg a year.
The timing of arms supplies to Ukraine is crucial now that military experts argue that the right moment to launch an offensive against the invading Russian forces is just weeks away.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has ramped up his brutal repression with a series of raids on opposition leaders and politically motivated jailings that has led the UN to accuse his regime of “crimes against humanity.”
Poll only counted those certain to vote, thereby reinforcing liberal narrative that all parties must unite against populist PiS government.
Agim Ademi arrested ahead of Kosovo's Euro 2024 qualifying matches on suspicion of misuse of funds and tax evasion.
Rival factions are fighting to control Albania's opposition Democratic Party.
“We will fulfil our historical responsibility against one-man rule,” says co-chair of pro-Kurdish HDP.
‘Gandhi Kemal’, battling to overcome a reputation for being a bit dull, strives to show he’s energised.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused "the collective West" of using “weapons with nuclear components,” after the UK said it would send Ukraine depleted uranium ammunition on March 22.
Ukraine has secured a staff-level agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a 48-month $15.6bn Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement, the government said on March 22.
Budapest claims that the move "hurts the cherished unity of Nato".
Czech power group, which is 70% state-owned, said it could issue a record dividend of up to CZK117 a share.
After 13 years, TF-X project yet to come up with propulsion technology, yet president presenting “fifth generation” aircraft prototype as prestigious achievement.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a second day of talks on China’s plan for the settlement of the Ukrainian conflict and expanding economic and trade ties.
Milorad Dodik told police to ban Pride march and says he "does not accept" LGBT organisations after activists attacked in Banja Luka.
Avdullah Hoti warns failure to appoint new board at state-run Pension Saving Trust leaves €2.5bn invested in financial markets at the “mercy of fate”.
Chinese President Xi Jinping just arrived in Moscow on a three-day state visit to Russian President Vladimir Putin that provides the Kremlin with a fig leaf of legitimacy for its military campaign in Ukraine and also promotes China to the top table.
President Aleksandar Vucic moved closer to a deal with Kosovo at this weekend's Ohrid summit but faces fierce opposition at home.