On 27 February, the FSA in Leipzig delivered a judgement that allows German cities to introduce bans on the movement of cars with diesel engines on their territories.
On 25 February, the by-election for mayor of Hódmezővásárhely was won by an independent candidate supported by the whole parliamentary opposition.
The police found the dead bodies of Ján Kuciak, a 27-year-old investigative reporter, and his fiancée in their house near Trnava on 25 February.
In 2017, Belarus’s GDP went up 2.4%, the first positive result since 2014.
The company 50Hertz has announced that talks are ongoing to sell its shares in the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), owned by the Chinese government.
At night between 7 and 8 February, US forces carried out airstrikes on columns of pro-Assad troops, including a group of Russian soldiers from the so-called Wagner Group.
January 2018 saw the first celebrations commemorating the centenary of Ukraine’s fight for independence (1917–1921).
Since mid-January Dagestan has been witnessing an anti-corruption operation unprecedented in Russia in terms of its scale.
The signing of the coalition agreement between the Christian Democrats and Social Democrats was intended to bring an end to the political crisis in Germany.
The war in Donbass and the loss of control over part of the country’s industrialised areas resulted in the significance of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast increasing for Ukraine.