Ukraine's parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted on April 25 a draft law on the Ukrainian language, which provides for the mandatory use of the national language by government agencies, local self-government and in other spheres of public life
Despite losing the general election in March, Centre Party leader Juri Ratas will preside over a coalition government he managed to piece together with the highly controversial far-right EKRE party and the conservative Fatherland group.
Revelations that top politicians had bought high-end apartments for a fraction of their value shocked Bulgaria. Now prosecutors suspect EU rural development funds were used to build luxury villas.
Ankara has fraught relations with two countries Washington says it should rely on and is opposed to harsh US approach to Tehran. Turkish foreign minister notes Iran’s crude is cheaper.
Changes to the criminal codes have been widely criticised for weakening the rule of law and Romania’s anti-corruption fight, sparking mass protests in the country and criticism from the EU and Romania’s foreign partners.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order simplifying the procedure for obtaining a Russian passport for residents of the rebel-controlled Donetsk and Luhansk regions of eastern Ukraine
Fast food was the fastest growing segment of the Russian catering market in 2018, a sector that is underrepresented on the equity market, which could raise investor interest.
Iran’s oil minister says Trump will regret politicising crude supplies. Fuel price impact on American middle classes could be Tehran’s best hope of strategy failing.
Ballot box victory for interim president a foregone conclusion as authoritarian Kazakhstan has no real opposition parties.
Magnus Aircraft will complete construction of a 5,000 sqm composite parts plant by the end of this summer to boost production of its flagship composite sports aircraft.
Russia’s largest bank and digital economy powerhouse Sberbank plans to buy a stake in major internet media group Rambler controlled by Alexander Mamut, Vedomosti daily and RBC business portal reported on April 22 citing unnamed sources close to the d
Voting will go to second round as Stevo Pendarovski was less than one percentage point ahead of opposition candidate Gordana Siljanovska-Davkova in election that revealed deep divisions over country’s recent name change.