Economy & Business

18 October 2017
Lucky Few Profit From Prague’s ‘Shared Economy’

Some officials and locals fear the city center could become a ghost town without any sense of community.

 
17 October 2017
The Kremlin’s New Darling: Cryptocurrency

Putin adviser launches bitcoin mining company as Russia pushes alternatives to American dollar.

 
17 October 2017
Kazakhstanis Fume Over Fuel Shortage

Soaring prices, long lines and disrupted traffic are common sights these days in Central Asia’s major oil producer.

 
12 October 2017
Prosperous Turkmen Should Pay for Energy, President Declares

Rosy economic forecast flies in the face of reports about public belt-tightening.

 
10 October 2017
I, Estonian Robot

The wired-up Baltic republic recently gave the green light to driverless vehicles, which could soon acquire legal identities.

 
5 October 2017
Saudi King on Historic Visit to Moscow

New era of relations touted as investments, oil prices, and Middle East strategies take center stage.

 
3 October 2017
North Korea Opens Second Internet Connection via Russia

Previously funneling its entire traffic through China, Pyongyang now has a second provider, owned by the Russian government.

 
2 October 2017
Slovenia’s Biggest State-Owned Bank Allegedly Involved in Iranian Money Laundering

Opposition parties claim Slovenian authorities concealed the laundering of over 1 billion euros from an Iranian state bank with connections to nuclear weapons proliferation.

 
27 September 2017
EU Offers Help to Tackle Food Inferiority in Central and Eastern Europe

Multinationals have “cheated and misled” the east for years, the European Commission says.

 
25 September 2017
Uzbekistan Exempts Thousands From Mandatory Cotton Picking Premium

‘Students should study, state employees should work,’ prime minister says after dramatic change of policy.

 

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