Category: VERDA ÖZER
The current scene in Russia is quite chaotic and hectic. On the one hand, Moscow is dealing with the Ukraine crisis. On the other hand, it is shaken with the recent assassination of Boris Nemtsov, one of Russia’s prominent opposition leaders.
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on March 6 he was cutting his salary by 10 percent as well as the earnings of several top government officials, as the country’s economy reels from the collapse of the ruble
Russia’s Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of gas producer Gazprom, has asked the government for 198 billion rubles ($3.3 billion) in financial aid, the daily Kommersant reported on March 6
Category: MURAT YETKİN
If Davutoğlu survives the investors’ test, he will surely come out stronger against Erdoğan, and against Erdoğan’s influence on his party.
Rescuers found 32 bodies of miners in the Zasyadko mine in eastern Ukraine a day after a blast ripped through the shaft, a rebel official said on March 5
Russia's Defence Ministry said on March 5 that large-scale military exercises had started in southern Russia and in disputed territories on Russia's borders.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has sought to reassure some of the world’s leading investors about political and economic stability in Turkey during his meetings in New York
Bulgaria wants the European Commission to revive plans for the Nabucco pipeline that would pump gas from the Caspian Sea, after a Russian project seen as a rival was scrapped, Prime Minister Boiko Borisov has said
Women make up only 30 percent of Turkey’s labor force, according to a new report from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) released on March 5
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced President Barack Obama's drive for a nuclear accord with Iran on March 3, warning Washington is paving Tehran's path to a bomb
At least 32 miners were killed in a blast at a coal mine in a rebel-held area of east Ukraine on March 4, the president of Ukraine's parliament said
The number of Russian tourists visiting Turkey’s Mediterranean province of Antalya decreased by 41 percent in the first two months of the year, much higher than the overall decrease in visitors to the province of 2.9 percent, according to data from the Association of Mediterranean Tourism and Hoteliers of Turkey (AKTOB)
Mourners for slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov prepared to gather for his funeral in Moscow on March 3, as Polish and Latvian officials said they had been barred from entering Russia on the eve of the ceremony in retaliation for EU sanctions over Ukraine
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
At first look, the domestic economic agenda looks light this week, with purchasing managers’ indices, preliminary exports and inflation being the main data releases. However, it may end up being the make-or-break week for Turkish assets, and eventually for the economy
In Turkey’s economic agenda, as in several other emerging countries, there has been a conflict going on for a long time about the price of the interest rate and foreign currency
More than 6,000 people have been killed since violence erupted in Ukraine last April, the UN rights chief said on March 2, decrying a "merciless devastation of civilian lives and infrastructure."
US Secretary of State John Kerry began tough talks in Geneva on March 2 with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov due to focus on the fighting in eastern Ukraine
The EU said it hoped for a “positive outcome” in talks in Brussels on March 2 between the Russian and Ukrainian energy ministers aimed at resolving a gas supply dispute threatening deliveries to Europe
Holding placards declaring "I am not afraid", thousands of Russians marched in Moscow on March 1 in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, whose murder has widened a split in society that some say could threaten Russia's future
The UN Security Council scheduled an emergency session to discuss the fragile ceasefire in Ukraine on Feb. 27, a year to the day since Russian troops and pro-Moscow forces began seizing ports and cities on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea
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