7:40 [Stalker Zone] (E)
Ukraine must sell land along the border with Russia to American companies in order to protect its territory from the “Kremlin’s attacks”. This opinion was expressed on the air of “ObozTV” by the economist Zinoviy Svereda, commenting on the draft law on the creation of an open land market in Ukraine.
17:43 [Stalker Zone] (E)
On February 7th Ukrainian deputies, who for a couple of consecutive days cheerfully and merrily rejected the opposition’s amendments to the law on the sale of agricultural land, suddenly decided to take a pause until April. At first glance, their actions are devoid of any logic. But only at first. What happened?
14:05 [Sputnik News] (E)
While British Conservatives have long lauded the Singapore model as a viable post-Brexit scenario for Britain, the concept has its pros and cons, say European academics, explaining why the EU is expressing anxiety about the UK`s alleged plan to create a "Singapore-on-Thames".
17:07 [Zero Hedge] (E)
Look on the bright side: At least you still have a job. After an almost unrelentingly demoralizing 2019, Deutsche Bank`s CEO is asking his bankers to make one last sacrifice for the sake of Sewing`s grand turnaround vision to keep this melting icecube intact just a little while longer.
20:50 [Zero Hedge] (E)
The start of approximately 400,000 job losses in the German automotive industry is already underway as the industry shifts towards electric vehicles, reported the Financial Times. Germany`s workforce is likely to contract by 1% in the next ten years as carmakers such as Audi, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Volkswagen, and Porsche transition to electric car sales.
13:34 [TASS] (E)
Hungary has lost $8.5 billion since the European Union imposed economic sanctions on Russia, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told RTVI TV channel on Wednesday. "Since [the EU] imposed sanctions, a total of $8.5 billion were lost," Szijjarto said. "Russia was our second-largest trade partner before the sanctions. Of course, we lost many export opportunities," he added.
12:59 [Zero Hedge] (E)
And now, the final blow... Stunned and disconcerted, central bankers see that they are achieving none of their objectives and are simply turning their economies into drug addicts...