East European Countries

Russian court orders Baring Vostok founder to be held for 72 hours

Russian court orders Baring Vostok founder to be held for 72 hours

Published 15/02/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court on Friday ordered Baring Vostok’s founder Michael Calvey to be kept in custody for 72 hours following his detention [more…]

Russia’s MTS to decide if its U.S. listing is in best interest of…

Russia’s MTS to decide if its U.S. listing is in best interest of…

Published 08/02/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s mobile phone operator MTS said on Friday it will evaluate whether its listing in the United States is in the best [more…]

EU nations back new rules that may stall Russia’s Nord Stream 2…

EU nations back new rules that may stall Russia’s Nord Stream 2…

Published 08/02/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - New European Union rules to regulate Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline won the backing of the bloc’s capitals on Friday, a move [more…]

Olympic spirit back in Sarajevo, bridging ethnic divides

Olympic spirit back in Sarajevo, bridging ethnic divides

Published 08/02/2019

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The Olympic spirit is back in Sarajevo after rival Bosnian ethnic elites set aside their differences to host the largest sport event [more…]

World body to lift Russia’s doping ban

World body to lift Russia’s doping ban

Published 08/02/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Friday it would lift the ban on Russian Para athletes by March 15, but only [more…]

Senate committee to consider resolution against Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Senate committee to consider resolution against Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Published 08/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican and Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday unveiled a resolution calling for the cancellation of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, [more…]

Bosnia’s sole female coppersmith keeps flame burning for dwindling art

Bosnia’s sole female coppersmith keeps flame burning for dwindling art

Published 05/02/2019

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Nermina Alic learned her trade as a coppersmith from her watching father as a child. Now she is hoping her skills - [more…]

Russian police find stolen painting, detain suspected thief

Russian police find stolen painting, detain suspected thief

Published 28/01/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police have recovered a painting by prominent artist Arkhip Kuindzhi stolen from a Moscow gallery on Sunday and detained the suspected [more…]

U.S. lifts sanctions on Rusal, other firms linked to Russia’s…

U.S. lifts sanctions on Rusal, other firms linked to Russia’s…

Published 28/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration on Sunday lifted sanctions on aluminum giant Rusal and other Russian firms linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska, [more…]

Russian painting stolen from Moscow gallery during exhibition

Russian painting stolen from Moscow gallery during exhibition

Published 27/01/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A 20th century landscape painting by a Russian artist was stolen from a Moscow art gallery in a brazen act of theft [more…]