East European Countries

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Published 17/09/2018

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that a joint statement due to be made after his meeting with Russian President [more…]

Japan’s Abe says wants to discuss peace treaty with Putin

Japan’s Abe says wants to discuss peace treaty with Putin

Published 10/09/2018

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to talk to Russian President Vladimir Putin about a peace treaty between Japan and Russia, [more…]

Sweden faces complex coalition talks after far-right gains

Sweden faces complex coalition talks after far-right gains

Published 10/09/2018

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden faced weeks of uncertainty after its mainstream center-left and center-right blocs emerged in a dead heat from an election on Sunday, [more…]

Djokovic headed for bright finish with U.S. Open win

Djokovic headed for bright finish with U.S. Open win

Published 10/09/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - For Novak Djokovic, a season that got off to a gloomy start is heading for a brilliant finish after he dismissed [more…]

U.S. energy chief to meet Russian, Saudi counterparts ahead of Iran…

U.S. energy chief to meet Russian, Saudi counterparts ahead of Iran…

Published 09/09/2018

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry will meet his counterparts from Saudi Arabia and Russia starting on Monday, sources familiar with the matter [more…]

Greener growth could add $26 trillion to world economy by 2030: study

Greener growth could add $26 trillion to world economy by 2030: study

Published 05/09/2018

OSLO/LONDON (Reuters) - Strong action to combat climate change could cumulatively add at least $26 trillion to the world economy by 2030, according to a [more…]

Rouble under pressure from new U.S. sanctions on Moscow

Rouble under pressure from new U.S. sanctions on Moscow

Published 27/08/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian ruble fell toward its lowest levels since 2016 in early trade on Monday as support from month-end tax payments faded, [more…]

Tighter mortgage rules good for Hungary: Moody’s

Tighter mortgage rules good for Hungary: Moody’s

Published 27/08/2018

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Rating agency Moody’s on Monday said Hungary’s tighter mortgage lending rules, introduced by the central bank last week, were credit positive for [more…]

African swine fever hits Romania’s biggest pig farm

African swine fever hits Romania’s biggest pig farm

Published 25/08/2018

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania has confirmed an outbreak of deadly African swine fever at the country’s largest pig breeding farm and all 140,000 animals will [more…]

Russian artist honors photography’s roots with wooden cameras

Russian artist honors photography’s roots with wooden cameras

Published 21/08/2018

KALININGRAD, Russia (Reuters) - A Russian artist is going back to the roots of photography, creating eye-catching wooden cameras based on the basic principles of [more…]