Economy & Business

14 December 2017
Estonian Taxi App Spreads Its Wings Premium

After a slow start, the ride-hailing service Taxify is taking on Uber in 20 countries.

8 December 2017
Belarus Busts Notorious Cybercrook Premium

FBI, Microsoft, ESET also took part in operation to cripple a major financial crime network.

1 December 2017
Debt-Saddled Tajikistan Mulls More Bond Sales Premium

Government badly needs funds for a huge hydropower project it hopes will end the misery of winter blackouts.

29 November 2017
Czech Energy Giant Seeks Bulgarian Exit Premium

Fed up with cheeky Balkan regulators, CEZ now looks to Western Europe as it gears up for a boom in renewable energy.

28 November 2017
Uzbek Leader Plays Up Regional Cooperation Premium

Foreign minister denies speculation linking country to Russia-led trade and security organizations.

28 November 2017
Poland to Ban Sunday Shopping Premium

Conservative parliament passes bill despite claims it will cramp the economy and cut jobs.

27 November 2017
All in the Family Premium

In charge of spending “money from Allah,” the Kadyrov Foundation has become an institution in itself in Chechnya, overseeing a web of companies connected to the political elite. From the Caucasian Knot.

16 November 2017
Rosneft Boss A No-Show at Trial of Russian Ex-Minister Premium

The former top Putin aide was central in the arrest of the former economy minister, but has not appeared to testify at his trial. 

13 November 2017
Whatever Happened to Badri Patarkatsishvili’s Riches? Premium

It has taken almost a decade, much of it filled with intrigue, to settle outstanding questions over the estate of a multibillionaire once considered the wealthiest man in Georgia.

By Claudia Harmata
9 November 2017
Lithuania Proposes Huge Ukraine Recovery Package Premium

EU officials could consider the initiative at Eastern Partnership summit.



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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.

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