Romanian former media tycoon and politician Dan Diaconescu sentenced for blackmail

Romanian former media tycoon and politician Dan Diaconescu sentenced for blackmail

Dan Diaconescu, the former Romanian media tycoon, who later turned to politics and founded the Popular Party Dan Diaconescu (PPDD), was sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison ...

Former Serbian Telecommunications Minister indicted over SIEPA frauds

Former Serbian Telecommunications Minister indicted over SIEPA frauds

The Serbian Prosecutor’s Office for Organized Crime has indicted Serbian former Telecommunications Minister Jasna M. on suspicion of embezzling budget funds through frauds in the S ...

Bulgarian controversial land law amendments to penalize foreign ownership as of May 1

Bulgarian controversial land law amendments to penalize foreign ownership as of May 1

The Bulgarian Stock Exchange – Sofia Ltd and six Bulgarian business associations have publicly criticized recent amendments to Bulgarian law on the ownership of agriculture land th ...

Chevron to give-up shale gas operations in CEE

Chevron to give-up shale gas operations in CEE

US oil and gas giant Chevron announced Feb. 18 the company’s withdrawal from its Romanian shale gas interests, following the company’s similar decision regarding shale-gas explorat ...

Ukrainian political scene to be restructured, Poroshenko ’s presidential term will not last long – experts

Ukrainian political scene to be restructured, Poroshenko ’s presidential term will not last long – experts

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has exhausted his limit of public credibility and now his ratings are extremely declining, according to one of the experts panelists, who parti ...

Ukrainian political scene to be restructured, Poroshenko ’s presidential term will not last long – experts

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has exhausted his limit of public credibility and now his ratings are extremely declining, according to one of the experts panelists, who participated in the annually held 8th Economic Forum Europe-Ukraine that was held in the Polish city of Lodz between Feb. 15 and Feb. 17, 2015. ...

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Croatian USKOK probes former minister of tourism and transport as part of the “Remorker” corruption investigation

The Croatian Bureau for Combating Corruption and Organized Crime (USKOK) is investigating Bozidar K., the current mayor of city of Zadar and former minister of tourism and transport in the Croatian Democratic Union-led government as part of the ongoing corruption investigation code named “Remorker.” ...

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Head of Hungarian National Tax and Customs Administration NAV listed on US entry ban list due to corruption allegations

Ildiko Vida, the head of the Hungarian Tax and Customs Administration, NAV, confirmed in an interview for Magyar Nemzet from Nov. 5 that she has been included among six Hungarians, who have been enrolled on the US entry ban list, based on suspected corruption activities. ...

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