Tooze economic historian on wealth and ethics

There was some outcry when Robert Hubbock went to Qatar and announced “in a wonderful way” a new “energy partnership” there, followed by a visit to the United Arab Emirates. Both countries that hardly meet our moral standards. You once said about the war in Ukraine: “What we need is stability … some dirty deal.” … Read more

How German researchers locate the wealth of Russian oligarchs

RHussaland’s extravagant love of investing its wealth in the west. Billionaire Roman Abramovich, for example, boasted that he could buy the English football team Chelsea. But Russian oligarchs usually prefer to hide their wealth. As owners of their companies, castles and luxury villas, they do not want to be known in the West, which has … Read more

Scholz, Macron and Draghi in Kyiv – politics

This trip was whispered for days – for security reasons, however, the details were kept secret until the end. But now the three heads of state have arrived in Kyiv: Chancellor Olaf Solz (SPD), Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and French President Emanuel Macron. They also want to meet with Romanian President Klaus Johannes, who … Read more

EU companies in China are calling for an end to harsh measures on the coronavirus

VUnder strict coronavirus rules in China, EU companies have called on the government in Beijing to change course. Traffic bans, significant entry restrictions and other strict measures are a heavy burden for businesses from the point of view of the EU Chamber of Commerce in Beijing. China needs to allay companies’ fears and “regain confidence … Read more

EU companies in China are calling for an end to harsh measures on the coronavirus

VUnder the strict coronavirus rules in China, EU companies have called on the government in Beijing to change course. Traffic bans, significant entry restrictions and other strict measures are a heavy burden for businesses from the point of view of the EU Chamber of Commerce in Beijing. China needs to allay companies’ fears and “regain … Read more

Scholz’s trip to the Balkans: the chancellor’s provocative optimism

μιA delicate project awaited Olaf Solz on Saturday, the second day of his trip to the Balkans. In the morning he traveled to Skopje, the capital of Northern Macedonia. The small country of 1.8 million has been trying to join the EU for 17 years. It even changed its name in 2018. Because Greece rejected … Read more

Space travel: Germany supports fast internet from space – economy

One of the favorite projects of EU Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton is the “connectivity initiative”. It is a satellite network designed primarily to provide Europe, Africa and the Arctic with a sovereign, secure high-speed Internet from space. In addition to governments, government agencies and the military, users should also become companies and citizens through … Read more

Sanctions against wealthy Russians also affect European companies – the economy

It’s strange: is Marina Mordashova Alexei Mordashov’s wife? Her lawyer sends her letters that she is not and was not married to him, in the Russian media she is known as the wife of a billionaire. Common sense suggests that a woman with the same surname as the father of her children except for an … Read more

Crisis due to the removal of many companies

WSpring is coming to Russia, parks and cafes are full of happy people. The same thing happened this year: Muscovites say there is almost no sign of war. Shops and restaurants are full, the ruble is as strong as it was before the pandemic. So the sanctions do not work at all? Some measures were … Read more

Infected people should be isolated, even from pets

HeyThe number of reported smallpox cases in monkeys has continued to rise since last weekend and is likely to increase. 67 people in nine EU countries are now known to have been infected with the virus in Europe since May 15, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said Monday afternoon. In Switzerland, … Read more