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Eastern Europe on Edge - Special Report

In Focus

Slideshow

  • 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.

Features

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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."

  • 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.

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