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  1. August 1, 2014

    David Cameron urges Nato to deter Russian aggression

    David Cameron has urged fellow Nato leaders to back measures to defend the alliance and deter a possible Russian attack,...

  2. July 13, 2014

    Fresh fight breaks out over top EU roles

    A group of eastern European countries have launched an eleventh-hour bid to block Italy from being handed the post of the...

Special Reports

  1. Central & eastern Europe: Banking and Finance 2013

    The shadows that gathered last year have started to recede. The banking sector has sho...
  2. The Connected Europe

    While eastern and western Europe are in many ways more interconnected than ever, there...
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  1. July 11, 2014

    Chart that tells a story . . . financial literacy

    What does this chart show? It compares levels of financial literacy in 15-year-old children with the amount of financial...

  2. July 9, 2014

    Shanghai’s youth are world’s most financially literate, says OECD

    Shanghai’s schoolchildren are right on the money. In the first ever international assessment of financial nous among the...

  3. The A-List

    June 5, 2014

    Nato must reassure its members in the east

    Earlier this week, Barack Obama travelled to Poland to reassure Nato, and particularly the newer members of the...

  4. FT Data

    May 6, 2014

    European Parliament's turnout problem in 3 charts

    by Nassos Stylianou and John Burn-Murdoch Between May 22 and 25, some 400 million people will be eligible to vote in the...

  5. May 6, 2014

    US trade deficit narrows as eurozone retail sales rise

    An all-round good economic data day on Tuesday as the US trade deficit narrowed, eurozone retail sales increased and the...

  6. FT Alphaville

    May 2, 2014

    China, the US, and PPP: a pretty poor parallel

    Much is being made of China being about to pass the US as the world’s biggest economy — and of China’s fight to massage down...

  7. April 22, 2014

    Russian threat prompts Baltics to try to solve squabbles

    When Barack Obama had a joint meeting in August with the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, it seemed a good...

  8. April 20, 2014

    US could send troops to Poland, Estonia

    The US is considering the deployment of small numbers of ground troops to Poland and Estonia for short military exercises in...

  9. April 18, 2014

    Estonia’s Cassandra finally gets message across on Russia

    Toomas Hendrik Ilves is not afraid of standing out from the crowd. Estonia’s president, habitually dressed in a bow tie, has...

  10. beyondbrics

    April 14, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Pro-Russia separatists defy Ukraine deadline | Pro-Russia separatists occupying government buildings in...

  11. April 11, 2014

    Spotlight shifts to Estonia town if Russia tests Nato’s mettle

    Fjodor Santsev can see Russia from the window of the building where he works. On his side of the river lies Narva, the...

  12. April 9, 2014

    Baltics urge Nato to base permanent force in region

    The three Baltic countries are urging Nato to base land forces permanently in the region to show Russia that the military...

  13. March 27, 2014

    Baltic states pledge more defence spending as US presses allies

    Latvia and Lithuania became the first European countries to announce big increases in their military spending following the...

  14. March 21, 2014

    Putin bites at the west where his predecessors growled

    In the antechamber of Vladimir Putin’s presidential office in the Kremlin hangs a large portrait of Nicholas I, who ruled...

  15. March 16, 2014

    Nato websites disabled by cyber attack on eve of Crimea vote

    Websites belonging to Nato and the alliance’s Estonia-based cyber defence “centre of excellence” were forced offline by a...

  16. beyondbrics

    March 13, 2014

    London morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * US warns Russia of Crimea poll reprisals | Moscow deploys fighter jets to Belarus after Washington moves...

  17. March 12, 2014

    Crimea occupation casts shadow of 1940 over Baltic nations

    Russia’s occupation of Crimea has drawn plenty of historical comparisons from the build-up to the first world war in 1914...

  18. beyondbrics

    March 10, 2014

    Front-line Baltics keep a wary eye on Crimea

    By Mike Collier of bne in Riga With the Russian military heading westwards in a move similar to the ”invited annexation”...

  19. March 7, 2014

    Central and eastern European leaders see Russian fears confirmed

    For some central and eastern European political leaders, the Kremlin’s military intervention in Ukraine serves as powerful...

  20. beyondbrics

    March 2, 2014

    The week ahead, Mar 3-9

    The week ahead in emerging markets: Ashton in Kiev; China’s NPC kicks off; Pistorius on trial; it’s Carnival! Monday, March...

  21. February 12, 2014

    Eurozone industrial production falls

    Chinese trade figures left economy watchers more mystified than usual during the beginning of the year as the new year...

  22. beyondbrics

    February 11, 2014

    Guest post: Emerging Europe needs demand stimulus

    By Liviu Voinea, Minister Delegate for Budget, Romania The recent turmoil in some emerging markets sharpens a focus on...

  23. January 14, 2014

    Lithuania’s Algirdas Butkevicius promises to join euro or resign

    The prime minister of Lithuania has staked his job on the Baltic country successfully joining the euro next year in a bid to...

  24. December 16, 2013

    Self-help required for central and eastern Europe

    In the early 1990s Václav Havel, the late playwright and dissident turned Czech president, referred to the collapse of...

  25. December 8, 2013

    Reasons not to fear Shanghai’s superchildren

    You may never have heard of Andreas Schleicher, a placid German who wouldn’t look out of place as the reliable engineer in...

  26. beyondbrics

    December 3, 2013

    Hungary on the upswing but corruption remains a problem [updated with government response]

    Hungary has been pumping out the positive spin on economic news for over a year now. Back then it was surely premature, but...

  27. November 27, 2013

    Bercow outlines plans to allow online voting

    British voters could soon be allowed to cast their general election ballot online under plans being pushed by John Bercow,...

  28. beyondbrics

    November 19, 2013

    OECD: US may lose the least from future EM slowdown

    It turns out the OECD’s May forecasts (made days after hints of tapering) were off… by quite a lot. On Tuesday, the body...

  29. November 5, 2013

    China’s PMI puzzle, UK and Brazil rebound

    The UK’s Purchasing Managers Index started the fourth quarter on a 16-year high, with service sector activity growing at its...

  30. beyondbrics

    November 4, 2013

    Further reading: Xi's great test

    Monday’s reads from the beyondbrics team: Xi’s pivotal plenum; the trouble with Brazilian oil; Asia Inc’s debt; 10 Asian...

  31. October 14, 2013

    Food prices push up inflation in China and India

    Surges in the cost of food in Asia have pushed up inflation, and debate is heating up over how dangerous that is. Better...

  32. October 4, 2013

    Consumer prices surge in Uruguay

    A rather quiet end to the week, especially as the US shutdown means the all-important non-farm payrolls report will not be...

  33. September 9, 2013

    Healthcare workers in demand across EU despite eurozone crisis

    Healthcare workers remain in demand across the EU despite the eurozone’s continuing economic crisis, according to a study of...

  34. September 1, 2013

    Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Usher Hall, Edinburgh – review

    With its superbly trained amateur chorus, the Edinburgh International Festival has never wanted for choral concerts, but the...

  35. FT Data

    July 30, 2013

    Immigrants: demographics and need

    For all the antipathy that migrants are generating in Europe, a look at the numbers suggests they may be sorely needed. In...

  36. July 9, 2013

    Latvia to become eurozone’s 18th member

    Just five years after a wrenching fiscal crisis that nearly forced it to unpeg its currency from the euro, Latvia was...

  37. June 8, 2013

    Copyright: Legislation offers protective hand to design talent

    Theo Fennell, the British jeweller, says he feels like Cliff Richard, the veteran British pop singer. He is referring to UK...

  38. May 24, 2013

    The dismal science of Baltic bubblenomics

    A few lonely economists have tried from the beginning to point out that this fixation is all wrong, that deficit spending is...

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