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Eastern Europe on Edge - Special Report

  • Latvia Will Continue to Defend Currency: C. Banker Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 5:01 AM ET

    Latvia will continue to intervene to defend its fixed-rate currency as it has sufficient foreign exchange reserves to do so, Bank of Latvia governor Ilmars Rimsevics told CNBC in an exclusive interview Wednesday.

  • CNBC's Baltic Summit  Friday, 21 Aug 2009 | 9:30 PM ET

    CNBC’s Martin Baccardax speaks to the Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip, the Lithuanian Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius and the Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis about the outlook for the Baltic region.

  • New Russia MBA Program Tackles Bribery, Red Tape Wednesday, 30 Sep 2009 | 4:51 AM ET

    A handful of top Russian business figures have created an MBA program that tackles the issues they faced themselves: bribery, relentless bureaucracy, imperfect laws.

  • Crisis Sweeps Through Central and Eastern Europe Tuesday, 3 Nov 2009 | 3:34 AM ET
    The European Union's former communist members spooked the West earlier this year, when some investors and analysts believed their crumbling economies could send shockwaves through the system and even sink the EU.The International Monetary Fund and the EU have pumped billions of euros in Central and Eastern European countries to alleviate the pain of the crisis, but their economies are still suffering. Click ahead to see what they expect for this year.

    The International Monetary Fund and the EU have pumped billions of euros in Central and Eastern European countries, but their economies are still suffering.

  • Timeline: The Eastern European Domino Effect Friday, 10 Apr 2009 | 1:33 AM ET

    The credit crisis has had a near-catastrophic effect on many of the emerging economies in Eastern Europe. The International Monetary Fund shelled out tens of billions in emergency loans for the region, while governments have collapsed and angry protesters took to the streets in some countries.

  • Central Europe Stock Exchange Looking to Buy: CEO Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 12:45 AM ET
    Share Price chart

    The CEE Stock Exchange Group, consisting of the Vienna, Budapest, Ljubljana and Prague stock markets, is interested in buying more stock exchanges in the region, Michael Buhl, CEO of the CEE Stock Exchange Group, told CNBC.com in an interview.

  • Is EU Plan the Silver Bullet Markets Are Looking For? Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 4:52 AM ET

    Risk is back on the table after a terrible end to last week for the bulls. Following news of "Operation Twist" from the Federal Reserve, the market sold off aggressively, adding the pressure on policy makers as they met in Washington over the weekend to try and find a plan to avert a euro zone sovereign debt and banking crisis.

  • Can the East Really Sink the European Union@f1 Friday, 10 Apr 2009 | 1:33 AM ET

    The once-booming CEE is stealing the limelight again but this time for less palatable reasons. As one analyst put it, "Eastern Europe's problem is a greater weight on the Western European nations than the subprime is in the United States."

  • EFSF to Be Allowed to Buy Sovereign Bonds: Guidelines Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 9:20 AM ET
    Euro bills at teller window

    The euro zone's rescue fund, the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), will be allowed to buy bonds in the secondary markets, according to a document setting guidelines for the fund seen by Reuters correspondents.

  • Eastern Europe to See Recovery in 2010: EBRD Tuesday, 19 May 2009 | 8:13 AM ET

    Eastern Europe will recover by the end of next year as government stimulus measures start to take hold and banks return to the region, Thomas Mirow, president of The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, told CNBC. 

  • Russia: State Ownership in Economy Inevitable Friday, 5 Jun 2009 | 5:00 AM ET

    Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Friday that an increase in state ownership was inevitable in some sectors of the economy hurt by the global downturn, but promised it would be short-lived.

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