Austerity policies may leave additional 25 million Europeans below the poverty line by 2025, international charity organization Oxfam said.
The head of the European division of Oxfam, Natalia Alonso, said the austerity measures were nothing but "moral and economic nonsense." In her opinion, the cuts for social assistance, education, medicine, and unfair tax policies, can reverse the results of decades of struggle for social rights.
At the same time, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso calls on EU countries to continue reforms even after economic growth resumes.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said