Spain has imposed a 15-day quarantine
The Spanish authorities followed the example of their Italian colleagues and introduced a nationwide quarantine. Spaniards should not leave their homes unless "absolutely necessary," the country's Prime Minister said in…

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Named the best universities in the world
The global analytical Agency QS has published an annual ranking of the best universities in the world. The rankings are based on the analysis of six indicators: academic reputation of…

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Rental rates in Athens rose to 30 % over the year and exceeded pre-crisis indicators
In several districts of Athens, rent has risen in price over the past year by 20-30 % and exceeded the figures recorded before the crisis, reports ekathimerini.com. A similar situation…

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International companies invest in Greece

More and more companies with an international name and reputation are investing in Greece, writes Ekathimerini. The government of the country seeks to simplify the conduct of business and facilitate bureaucratic procedures.

Many international companies are strengthening their presence in Greece or entering this market for the first time. Among them are Pfizer, Tesla, Volkswagen, Cisco, SAP, Amazon and eBay. The surge in activity started about seven months ago and is now gaining momentum when the first contracts are signed. Continue reading

Russians became the second among foreigners in the number of residence permits in Spain received for investment

The share of Russians in the Golden visa program in Spain is close to 25 %. Russian citizens in terms of the number of residence permits received for investment are second only to the Chinese, writes Investment Migration Insider.

The Spanish residence permit program for investment in 2019 broke the record for the number of main applicants. According to the Spanish labor Ministry, the number of investors rose to 1,422 last year. While in 2018, 1,188 main applicants received the “Golden visa”. Continue reading

Named the best universities in the world

The global analytical Agency QS has published an annual ranking of the best universities in the world.

The rankings are based on the analysis of six indicators: academic reputation of University, reputation of its graduates, the ratio of teachers and students, citation index of the University in research and the number of international students.

TOP 10 best universities in the world in 2020:
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Henley & Partners has identified the best residence permit and citizenship by investment programs in 2020
The consulting company Henley & Partners has published annual ratings of programs for obtaining a residence permit and citizenship through investment. Analysts reviewed the programs for obtaining a residence permit…

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Russians became the second among foreigners in the number of residence permits in Spain received for investment
The share of Russians in the Golden visa program in Spain is close to 25 %. Russian citizens in terms of the number of residence permits received for investment are…

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The number of countries transmitting information about tax residents to Russia has increased
The organization for economic cooperation and development (OECD) continues to fight tax evasion and illegal profit-withdrawal schemes. One of the methods is the automatic exchange of information about foreign accounts,…

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The world's financial markets collapsed
On March 12, stock markets experienced a record drop in quotations. The leading American indexes lost 9.5–10 %, European ones fell by 12-17 %, and Russian ones fell by 8.3-11…

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