23rd Mar 2023


Brexit could halve EU exports to Britain: German study

Companies on both sides of the English Channel could be charged more than €15bn in tariffs, and UK-EU trade reduced up to 50 percent in the long-term, a study from the IW institute in Cologne said on Tuesday. The automotive industry would be most affected with one-fifth UK tariffs paid by the German automotive industry and the British automotive industry paying one-third of EU tariffs.

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How much can we trust Russian opinion polls on the war?

The lack of Russian opposition to the Russo-Ukrainian War is puzzling. The war is going nowhere, Russian casualties are staggering, the economy is in trouble, and living standards are declining, and yet polls indicate that most Russians support the war.

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