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    1. December 8, 2014

      EU’s eastern members plot joint raid on €315bn Juncker fund

      Central European countries are planning to combine forces to target the EU’s proposed new €315bn investment fund to join up...

    2. beyondbrics

      November 18, 2014

      Kiev and Brussels warm to each other as Putin cold-shouldered in Brisbane

      Leaders from Kiev and Brussels were busy this weekend warming up their energy ties as Vladimir Putin bailed out early from...

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    1. Investing in Central & Eastern Europe

      Tech-savvy talent from Poland to Romania, Estonia to Czech republic and Slovakia to Hu...
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    1. November 13, 2014

      Russian aggression revives sanctions support in eastern Europe

      Mounting evidence of a Russian military intervention in war-torn Ukraine is stiffening the spines of some eastern European...

    2. November 11, 2014

      Young rebels upset politics in central and eastern Europe

      Kacper Poblocki began his political journey five years ago protecting public parks in the Polish city of Poznan from being...

    3. October 19, 2014

      Eastern Europe attacks planned EU emissions curbs

      The EU’s plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 has come under heavy assault as an increasing number of eastern...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      October 3, 2014

      Waiting for the game to begin

      Jason Lee/Reuters A costumed mascot waits for the men’s quarter-final match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Martin Klizan...

    5. October 1, 2014

      CEE countries: From industrial dinosaurs to world-class growth rates

      At the sprawling Fiat plant in Kragujevac, southeast of Belgrade, eastern Europe’s old economy meets the new. The site was...

    6. October 1, 2014

      Bureaucracy remains source of frustration for new businesses

      Mieczyslaw Wilczek died only this year, but in the view of many Polish entrepreneurs, his dream died long ago, when...

    7. beyondbrics

      September 29, 2014

      Guest post: central Europe should help entice eastern Europe into the EU

      By Jan Cienski of demosEuropa A decade ago, Europe bound together the two halves of the continent, torn apart by war and...

    8. September 14, 2014

      Poland to withdraw from Visegrad defence radar project

      Poland is on the brink of pulling out of a joint defence project with its central European allies. Its withdrawal would be a...

    9. September 8, 2014

      Russia aims to choke off gas re-exports to Ukraine

      Moscow is seeking to prevent its European customers re-exporting Russian gas to Ukraine, threatening to choke off a crucial...

    10. beyondbrics

      September 5, 2014

      Guest post: gas war is next phase of Russia-Ukraine conflict

      By Ben Aris of bne The chances of a lasting ceasefire in the conflict in eastern Ukraine are looking better. But the...

    11. September 3, 2014

      Ukraine crisis dominates CEE forum

      Central Europe is bracing for further economic shocks as fallout from the conflict in Ukraine spreads across the region,...

    12. September 3, 2014

      Scotland vote threatens to trip up gilts

      The raised level of investor concern about geopolitical risk is evident from defensive positions and the low level of...

    13. August 20, 2014

      Westinghouse urges EU to break dependency on Russian nuclear fuel

      Westinghouse, the Japanese-US atomic group, is pressing the EU to introduce competition rules that will break eastern...

    14. July 15, 2014

      Independent News & Media hires former Tesco executive as its CEO

      Independent News & Media has recruited a former supermarket executive as its new chief executive. The Irish media group said...

    15. 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...

    16. beyondbrics

      July 8, 2014

      Slovak gas link to give Ukraine "chance of lasting through the winter"

      By Tim Gosling of bne in Prague Slovak gas pipeline operator Eustream has pledged that it will have a route feeding EU gas...

    17. Brussels Blog

      July 7, 2014

      Carbon emissions and the Polish Puzzle

      The Belchatow power station in central Poland, one of the largest coal-burning plants in the world While Brussels winds down...

    18. June 25, 2014

      OECD survey links teacher status to pupil performance

      The OECD has linked high teacher status to good pupil performance in its global education league table, alongside findings...

    19. June 16, 2014

      Ukraine says gas needs covered until December

      Ukraine has enough gas to cover its needs until December, the government said on Monday, suggesting there was ample time to...

    20. May 28, 2014

      EU should stop worrying about deflation

      Deflation is the dog that did not bark after the financial crisis. It was a real and present danger in the depths of the...

    21. May 26, 2014

      Eastern Europeans fail to engage in poll

      A small increase in turnout in the European elections concealed some big falls in eastern Europe, where voters in some of...

    22. May 25, 2014

      Europe goes to the polls

      Voters in most EU countries went to the polls on Sunday on the final day of a European election that is set to reveal a...

    23. May 23, 2014

      Across Europe in a haulage truck

      Haulage trucks criss-cross the continent all day and night and have redefined the map of Europe. Andrew Byrne jumps aboard...

    24. beyondbrics

      May 15, 2014

      Emerging Europe turns EM growth star in Q1

      Economic growth in emerging Europe surged in the first quarter as Germany’s dynamism drove manufacturing output and fears of...

    25. beyondbrics

      May 14, 2014

      IDB: LatAm lagging behind on broadband access

      Latin America and the Caribbean have some catching up to do in the provision of broadband internet services, according to a...

    26. May 9, 2014

      A splendid mess of a union should not be torn asunder

      On the morning of September 19 the Scots and the rest of the British may well wake up as foreigners to each other. For...

    27. 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...

    28. April 27, 2014

      Ukraine poised to sign gas supply deal

      Ukraine will sign a deal on Monday that will give it a gas supply lifeline from the EU in the event that Russia makes good...

    29. April 25, 2014

      Gazprom demands pre-payments from Ukraine

      Gazprom ratcheted up the pressure on Ukraine on Friday, saying Kiev will have to start paying in advance for Russian gas if...

    30. beyondbrics

      April 22, 2014

      Study finds Brazil's state to be tax-guzzling, inefficient

      You cannot stay one day in Brazil without hearing someone complain about high taxes and poor public services. According to...

    31. beyondbrics

      April 6, 2014

      The week ahead, April 6 - 13

      It’s election week in EM. Hungary kicks off with parliamentary elections today, then on Monday the Indian electoral marathon...

    32. The World

      March 31, 2014

      Kiska joins list of millionaire election winners in CEE

      When out of the blue a little-known millionaire businessman with no political past is elected president of his country, what...

    33. March 30, 2014

      Andrej Kiska wins Slovak presidential election

      Robert Fico, Slovak prime minister, suffered an overwhelming defeat in the presidential election that would have cemented...

    34. March 28, 2014

      Slovak prime minister in bitter presidential showdown

      Robert Fico, the Slovak prime minister, faces the climax to the political fight of his life on Saturday as his rival for the...

    35. beyondbrics

      March 11, 2014

      Guest post: the west's double standards towards Ukraine

      By Taras Kuzio of the University of Alberta During the course of the four-month long Euromaidan, I have been interviewed...

    36. March 8, 2014

      Central Europe countries appeal for US gas

      Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia have urged the US Congress to help them buy American natural gas and reduce...

    37. FT Alphaville

      March 7, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - Bill Gross enraged by El-Erian’s “charming right finger”. - Guess @GSElevators go up and down. -...

    38. 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...

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