CSE and CIS
China will provide EUR10bn through a fund established specifically for investment projects in Central and Southeast Europe, declared the Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang during a summit in Riga, where 16 countries from the region met with China.
Understanding Bosnia and Herzegovina requires truly open mind to fully apprehended the level of 'ethnicization'. One of the ways to break a deadlock is to limit international donations responsible for 40 per cent of the state budget.
What disconcerts people living in the region today is not the fact that they have to cohabitate in multinational countries, but unsatisfactory living conditions: low wages, high unemployment, poverty. In Kosovo 34% of residents live for up to $2 a day.
While the rest of the CEE was either rapidly moving towards a democratic capitalist model, or languishing in post-communist malaise, but a least with new political and economic freedom, much of the Western Balkans plunged into war in which 140,000 people died and economies were devastated.