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Pushkov told about the fading image of the United States

Russian Senator Alexey Pushkov in your channel in the Telegram expressed the view that the worsening economic situation in the US because of "total loss control" in connection with the spread of the coronavirus confirms the riskiness of any predictions about the easy and quick withdrawal of America from the crisis.

According to Pushkov, China ended the epidemic coronavirus infection and proceeds to economic growth. USA, at the same time, due to the large number of new cases COVID-19 in the country, "risking to lose the positive" from a small revitalization of the economy, and to increase the number of unemployed. The international monetary Fund (IMF) reminded the Senator, warned that the scale of the epidemic will hit the prospects of recovery in the United States, and the government lacks funds. All this may increase the tax burden on the already unhappy situation of citizens.

The IMF said the main risk to the US economy

The possibility of the outbreak of the coronavirus is the primary risk for the U.S. economy, says the report of the International monetary Fund for the annual visit of specialists to the country in accordance with article 4 of the IMF Charter.

"The main risk that is very difficult to define in numerical terms is that re-growth in the number of cases COVID-19 in the United States may lead to a partial suspension of work to save lives, especially vulnerable populations... Already have the emergency warning signs of the fact that the depth of the economic recession and the sectoral distribution of the economic losses will lead to a systemic rise in poverty that will complement the macroeconomic risks," the document says.

Pushkov said about the impossibility of the existence of Ukraine without Russia

The head of the Federation Council Commission on information policy and interaction with mass media Alexei Pushkov in his telegram channel said about the impossibility of the existence of Ukraine without Russia.

He commented on the words of Ukrainian journalist Dmitry Gordon about "vulnerable to the invasion of Russia in Kiev".

The Verkhovna Rada appointed Shevchenko head of the national Bank of Ukraine

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on proposal of President Vladimir Zelensky was appointed Chairman of the state "Ukrgasbank" Kirill Shevchenko, head of the National Bank of the country, the decision on the meeting of Parliament on Thursday supported 332 deputies with the required minimum of 226 votes.

According to the new head of the national Bank for the last six years the national Bank has passed the way of institution building, with the support of international partners had built an independent Central Bank, which ensures the macroeconomic stability of the banking system and the economy.

China's GDP in the first half of 2020 decreased by 1.6%

China's GDP for the first half of 2020 decreased by 1.6% yoy under the impact of the pandemic COVID-19, according to data published on Thursday by the state statistical Bureau of China.

The document notes that thanks to the coordinated efforts of the entire country in the fight against the epidemic is coronavirus and the recovery of the production of "national economy of China in the first half of 2020 has moved from slowdown to growth".

The head of the IMF appointed a new Director of the European Department

The new Director of the European Department of the IMF, in conducting which includes Russia, was Alfred Kammer, said the report Fund released on Wednesday.

The announcement of the intention to appoint him to the post was announced by the head of the Foundation, Kristalina Georgieva, said there. He works at the IMF since 1992. Kammer participated in programs to support economies during the transition period after the fall of the Berlin wall, and was in Russia as a representative during the 1998 crisis.

Tunisia wants to conclude an agreement on cooperation with IMF

The Tunisian authorities intend to resume shortly negotiations with the International monetary Fund, to within four months to conclude an agreement on cooperation, said the country's Finance Minister Nizar Yaich in an interview with radio station Mosaique FM on Monday.

"In the coming days will begin a new round of negotiations with the IMF," - said the Minister. According to him, the government has prepared a platform of 10 points, the main of them boil down to a requirement to pay particular attention to the negotiations on cooperation of economic and social Affairs, while in previous rounds of the IMF was more interested to discuss Finance and the budget deficit.

In the Parliament called on Zelensky to apologize and resign

Ukrainian party "the Opposition platform For life" urged President Vladimir Zelensky and his team to resign.

This is stated in the statement published on the website of political power.

The German newspaper warned about the threat of the bankruptcy of Ukraine

Due to the resignation of the head of the national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Yakov Smoliy country once again faces bankruptcy, this writes the German business newspaper Handelsblatt.

Smoliy, who served as head of the national Bank from March 2018 Wednesday wrote a letter of resignation, explaining that "systematic political pressure" on the Bank, and filed with the President. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on proposal of President Vladimir Zelensky on Friday fired Smoliy from office.

Kiev, the expert called Zelensky "a farmer-scammers"

The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky is "scammers" and "a typical representative of the provincial elite." This opinion in an article for the publication "Glavred" stated Kiev political analyst Andrey Golovachev.

"Let's look at a recent case. Zelensky signed the Memorandum with the IMF, where his signature guarantees the independence of the work of the NBU (national Bank of Ukraine. – ed ed.). For the IMF this was a fundamental point, which he did not agree to resume lending to Ukraine. And in two weeks Zelensky calls the Chairman of the NBU (Jacob. – approx. ed.) Smoliy and invites him to get out of NBU", - wrote the expert.

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