East European Countries

Russian lender VTB says made extra provisions for risky loans

Russian lender VTB says made extra provisions for risky loans

Published 22/01/2018

VTB Chief Executive Andrei Kostin attends a meeting in Russia, June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Savostyanov/TASS/Host Photo Agency/PoolMOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian lender VTB has set aside [more…]

Russia to sell six SU-30 warplanes to Myanmar: RIA

Russia to sell six SU-30 warplanes to Myanmar: RIA

Published 22/01/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will sell six SU-30 warplanes to Myanmar, the RIA news agency reported on Monday, citing the Russian Defence Ministry. Myanmar was [more…]

Ice packs: Cigarette smugglers find frozen route to Lithuania

Ice packs: Cigarette smugglers find frozen route to Lithuania

Published 19/01/2018

1,500 packs of cigarettes found being smuggled under a block of ice flowing on river Neris from Belarus are seen near village of Moliai, Lithuania [more…]

Britain scrambles two Typhoon jets to intercept Russian planes

Britain scrambles two Typhoon jets to intercept Russian planes

Published 15/01/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain scrambled two Royal Air Force Typhoon jets on Monday from Scotland to intercept Russian planes near the United Kingdom’s airspace, a [more…]

Lukewarm reception would not faze Sharapova – Wilander

Lukewarm reception would not faze Sharapova – Wilander

Published 15/01/2018

Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne, Australia, January 14, 2018. Maria Sharapova of Russia hits a shot during a practice session before the Australian Open [more…]

Dimitrov schools Austrian Novak to reach second round

Dimitrov schools Austrian Novak to reach second round

Published 15/01/2018

Tennis - Australian Open - Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria v Dennis Novak of Austria - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 15, 2018. Dimitrov hits [more…]

Iran’s Rouhani says U.S. has failed to undermine nuclear deal: TV

Iran’s Rouhani says U.S. has failed to undermine nuclear deal: TV

Published 14/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani delivers remarks at a news conference during the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, U.S. September 20, [more…]

Hungary summons Romanian ambassador over PM’s remarks threatening ethn

Hungary summons Romanian ambassador over PM’s remarks threatening ethn

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO - Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose addresses the Romanian Parliament before a no-confidence vote against Romania's Social Democrat-led government, in Bucharest, Romania, November [more…]

Bulgaria converging with euro zone, but still not enough: Juncker

Bulgaria converging with euro zone, but still not enough: Juncker

Published 12/01/2018

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speaks during a news conference at a ceremony starting Bulgaria's six-month presidency of the European Union in Sofia, Bulgaria, January [more…]

Russian man rams armored personnel carrier into shop, steals wine

Russian man rams armored personnel carrier into shop, steals wine

Published 10/01/2018

A view shows the scene of an incident involving an armoured personnel carrier which was rammed by a man into a shop window before climbing [more…]