Security alliance’s leaders agree a big increase in troop deployments on its Eastern Flank, more help for Ukraine in its defence against Russian aggression, and a new Strategic Concept.
Bulgaria posted the highest level of inflation in Southeastern Europe amongst EU members after annual inflation hit 13.4% in May, as the whole world fights to avoid stagflation
Croatia and Slovenia want Bosnia to be given candidate status along with Ukraine at this week’s EU Council meeting.
The world’s economy is being hit by an inflation and interest rate shock that shows no sign of abating, Institute of International Finance (IIF) said in a recent paper.
The debate around inflation is centre-stage at present, with headline and PPI inflation soaring globally in response to a range of factors but including climate change/transition and Covid-related supply disruptions.
A total of 19 European governments have accelerated their decarbonisation policies in response to a combination of the COVID-19 pandemic, the gas crisis and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
In contrast to previous conferences of the Bratislava-based security think-tank, there was a feeling that the West is no longer on the back foot and that now is the time to press home its advantage.
Even companies without operations in Russia or Ukraine are affected by the supply chain disruptions and hikes in food and energy prices.
After outgoing PM Janez Jansa's spats with Brussels, new centre-left government plans to shift away from Visegrad Group and strengthen relations with the "Germany-France-Italy axis".
Finland and Latvia will host the 2023 Ice Hockey World Championships after Slovenia and Hungary withdrew their joint candidacy.
Golob’s Freedom Movement agreed to form a government with the Social Democrats and the Left after winning the April 25 general election.
If successful, DEM's project to exploit the geothermal energy potential of a dry, unproductive well could be replicated around the world.
Prompt and decisive government intervention, financial lifelines and firms’ involvement in global value chains have helped minimise insolvencies, says EIB/EBRD report.
The EBRD has cut its 2022 emerging Europe growth forecasts again, reflecting a sharp downgrade for Ukraine and the regional fallout from the war and sanctions.
Southeast Europe is split over the issues of sanctions on Russia and military aid to Ukraine, with some states firmly in the western camp, some staying neutral and others internally torn.
“Here to Stay: Eastern Europeans in Britain” tells the story of the half million citizens of the new EU member states who have moved to the UK since the early 21st century.
Russian GDP forecast to fall by 9-15% this year, while Ukraine's economy could collapse by 38-45%.
The election defeat of Slovenia’s populist SDS means the Hungarian strongman has one less ally in the European Council at a crucial time when the EU is set to trigger the rule-of-law mechanism against Hungary.
The Freedom Movement, the green party led by ex-energy executive Robert Golob, is set to lead Slovenia's next government.
The producer price index started to increase rapidly at the beginning of 2021.