The Belarussian central bank said on Friday it would impose a 30 percent duty on all purchases of foreign currency due to a currency crisis in Russia.
Radoslaw Sikorski, speaker of the Parliament and former Foreign Minister of Poland, says the country will welcome Russia back to a "world of rules" if Vladimir Putin's government stops annexing countries.
Krzysztof Rybinski, former deputy governor of the Polish Central Bank, says Poland has a stable economy and investors perceive it as a good place to invest.
Poland is not know for its cider, "but that's about to change," Robert Ogór, CEO of Ambra S.A. says.
With Russia and Ukraine for neighbors, Poland's economy is feeling the heat but government officials said Europe was more of a concern than Russia.
Czech Republic is now home to fast-growing startups, but a lack of government support is creating a drag on the sector's future.
As the ECB's policy meeting looms, the governor of the Czech central bank insisted that further euro zone easing will benefit the Czech Republic.
Ukraine's Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn said an accident at the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant in southeast Ukraine posed no danger.
Jan Mládek, the Czech Republic's minister of trade and industry, tells CNBC he has "mixed feelings" about the West's imposition of sanctions on Russia, as his country would like to continue economic relations with its larger neighbor.
A top Russian policymaker issued a warning to Moldova as election results showed that pro-EU parties were edging toward victory.
Sanctions on Russia are not hitting the Czech Republic in a "meaningful" way, according to Miroslav Singer, governor of the Czech National Bank.
The Czech Republic is in no rush to the join the euro, Petr Koblic, CEO of the Prague Stock Exchange says.
Estonia is offering an electronic residency to entice people to visit and open businesses in the country, the Fiscal Times, reports
Business confidence in former Soviet satellite Hungary has been hit by the international sanctions imposed on Russia following its Ukraine incursion.
Eastern European country is in no hurry to adopt the euro as it is enjoying the "advantages" of being outside the 18-country group.
Janos Rovnyai, co-CEO and co-founder of Dolphio Technologies, discusses the opportunities for start-ups in Hungary.
Jozsef Szigetvari, CEO of online booking company Szallas.hu, focuses on local, domestic tourism in Eastern Europe, which he sees as a growth area.
Russia sanctions, the Ukraine conflict and the euro zone's sluggish economic growth have had a "chilling" effect on Central Eastern Europe.
Some 25 years after the fall of communism, Prague has become a favorite shopping destination of Russian and Chinese rich.
Aggressive taxes on banks in Hungary will not make large lenders leave the country, Zsolt Katona, CEO of the Budapest Stock Exchange, says.