Ukraine couldn’t ever meet the most basic requirements for EU membership, though it doesn’t mean that the EU institutions and the people at its head won’t fudge the criteria, so that in some way Ukraine can become eligible, MEP William Dartmouth told RT.
Britain’s tax authority is to stop charging value-added tax (VAT) on Bitcoin transactions. It's just a couple of days after one of the world’s biggest exchanges Mt. Gox collapsed, which has added to growing worldwide skepticism about the currency.
The US government is saying it will help Ukraine’s new government with money, but the US Treasury is not in any political shape to give billions of dollars to the Ukrainian economy which requires $35 billion, geopolitical analyst William Engdahl told RT.
The financial leadership of the G20 countries say they want to generate $2 trillion of extra output over the next five years, providing tens of millions new jobs. It's the first time the G20 has put a figure on growth plans.
For the first time since official data begun in 1948 Greece posted a current account surplus of $1.65 billion last year. The money flow changed direction, as revenues from tourism jumped 15 percent and imports slumped to a long term low.
For the first time since 1995 global government spending on space exploration dropped, a new report shows. The drastic cuts for NASA could not be offset even by the increased budgets in Russia and several emerging economies.
Greeks are furious that European banks are pocketing the bailout money, while some feel their government should have left the euro rather than enduring all this austerity, and devalue the currency, journalist and author Robert Harneis told RT.