Economy & Business

20 May 2016
Lithuania Faces a “Cauliflower Revolution”

Outrage over high supermarket prices leads to a boycott and, maybe just maybe, lower prices.

19 May 2016
IMF Praises Ukraine’s Progress

But country must still implement a series of reforms before funds start to flow again.

4 May 2016
Armenian Tech on an Upward Trend Premium

The IT sector has emerged from post-Soviet doldrums to become a rare success story in the economically challenged country.

27 April 2016
Anti-Uber Protest in Budapest Premium

Hundreds of taxi drivers disrupted traffic in the Hungarian capital.

22 April 2016
Brexit to the Balkans Premium

Commentators have a field day when a leader of the “Leave” campaign talks of a free-trade zone with Albania and others.

18 April 2016
Russia Stuck with Most Gender-Based Work Restrictions Premium

It’s forbidden to hire women for hundreds of jobs, as legislation has seen few changes since the Soviet era.

13 April 2016
Russian Internet Tycoon Reaching for the Stars Premium

Milner pledges $100 million and enlists Hawking and Zuckerberg in space quest.

11 April 2016
Turkmen Leader Sacks Economy Chiefs Premium

GDP growth has slowed under the impact of falling energy prices and economic downturn in Russia and China.

6 April 2016
Romania’s Controversial Mortgage Law Up for Review Premium

‘Darea in Plata’ law provides needed debt relief, but could also restrict lending market.

4 April 2016
10 Arrested in Multi-Million Dollar Bosnian Bank Scam Premium

Clients of defunct Bobar Banka risked losing millions of dollars’ worth of deposits.




Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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