According to a recent survey of adults in the US aged 18-39, almost a quarter said they believed the Holocaust was a myth, that it had been exaggerated or they weren’t sure. Institutions focused on Holocaust research and remembrance, such as Yad Vashem, have noted that Holocaust education is a key component in combatting anti-Semitism.
Oil prices crashed in late April, with West Texas Intermediate, the American standard, falling into negative territory, while Brent crude, the international benchmark, briefly dropped below $20/bbl, leading oil giants Russia and Saudi Arabia to intervene to support the market.
Negative interest rates essentially turn the traditional system of depositing money in banks and borrowing on its head. Everyone is accustomed to paying interest to borrow money and earning interest when depositing money but negative rates would reverse that, benefiting borrowers and penalising savers.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Authorities in the European Union are putting together a list of 20 large international IT companies, which will be more strictly regulated in an effort to limit their market dominance, Financial Times reported on Monday, citing sources with knowledge of the matter.
A buyout of the San Jose, California tech company would allow AMD to boost competition with a second rival chipmaker - Intel Inc - and increase its presence in telecommunications and defence.
The report, launched in Vienna nearly 60 years after the organisation's founding, provided analyses on the impact of the ongoing pandemic on oil and energy markets globally, including medium and long-term forecasts up to 2045.
Tuesday saw the US stock market take a dive following President Donald Trump’s announcement that he had ordered an end to COVID-19 stimulus negotiations until after the 3 November election because the "economy is doing very well".
The news comes as the carrier is set to cut roughly 4,500 jobs following a £600m Bank of England loan, as well as an additional £608 in capital from aircraft sales and a shareholder boost of £419m.
Crude prices for Brent have mostly remained stable, ranging from between $40 and $45 per barrel over the last six months after a major dive caused by the COVID pandemic. Since September, however, prices have stayed close to $40 amid the looming threat of a second coronavirus wave and a stalemate in stimulus talks in major oil consumer, the US.
In late July, the Financial Times cited an unnamed source as saying that there is no chance London will sign a trade agreement with Washington before the 3 November US presidential election or even by the end of 2020.
Berlin, which has long defended the Nord Stream 2 project, has faced pressure to take steps against the pipeline in light of so-far unfounded accusations against Moscow of purportedly poisoning opposition figure Alexei Navalny.
Facebook has declared that it will temporarily halt the allowance of political advertisements on Facebook and Instagram following the November 3 US presidential election.
In mid-August, the state-owned oil giant Saudi Aramco reported a 50% collapse in its net income due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the company’s President and CEO Amin Nasser suggesting that “the worst is likely behind us”.
The companies said the new measures would allow people to return to "in-person, large crowd entertainment" such as stadiums and entertainment venues amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, using several key emerging technologies.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's state gas company Gazprom stated on Wednesday its disagreement with and intention to appeal the decision of Poland's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) to fine it over the Nord Stream 2 project.
Last month, Polish government spokesman Piotr Muller said that Warsaw was ready to offer Germany access to its gas pipeline project Baltic Pipe in place of the Nord Stream 2 project.
The US stock market took a dive on Tuesday, shortly after US President Donald Trump announced via social media that the "economy is doing very well" and he had ordered an end to stimulus negotiations until after the presidential election.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian gas giant Gazprom is considering the construction of two new gas pipelines to China: one directly with a capacity of 30 billion cubic meters per year and another across Mongolia for 50 billion cubic meters (The Power of Siberia 2), according to the company's materials.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson encouraged people "to go out to the cinema, enjoy themselves and support" the film industry. But how can cinemas hope to stay open when there are no movies to show?
Despite the difficult economic situation due to the pandemic, companies in the Moscow region, with the assistance of the Regional Fund for the Support of Foreign Economic Activity, signed export contracts worth a total of $22.8 million in the third quarter of 2020.