Local Authorities in France in Terms of Financial and Economic Crisis

#12. Evil People

Over time, the point of view existed in France that financial independence is the tax independence. But recent years changes and decisions of the Constitutional Council showed that if local authorities even have the financial independence, they cannot enjoy any tax independence.

The Role of Parliament in the Economic and Financial Crisis. Work for the Prospects: Lessons of the Past and Modern Solutions in France

#12. Evil People

The lessons of history allow us to clarify contemporary issues, even despite the fact that every financial crisis has its own specifics. However, if we put aside the singlevalue decisions, we shall be able to identify constantly recurring problems that become apparent in those periods when public financial system malfunctions.

Architects and Artists of French Origin in Russia in 1850 – 1930’s. The State Position And People’s Destinies

#10. Time-out?

Families of Russified French people in 1930’s faced a monstrous baseness of authorities. The flourishing of art during this period was accompanied by numerous arrests. Many people had to work in prison.

Russia And the International Crisis: the First Results

#9. Plus-minus 40

The crisis has revealed the existence of strategic contradiction in the Russian government, which leads to the fact that ministers of the different “blocks” act in the worst case independently of one another, at best — uncoordinated.

French Chic With a Russian Sweep

#9. Plus-minus 40

The French know very little about Russia. They learned the famous cliché and think that Russia is first of all mafia, corruption and the oligarchs, and it is impossible to understand how to work here. Of course, here there are specific business rules, and it is necessary to get adapted to them. On the other hand, the Russians have got not entirely true idea of France, which they adore.