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academic experts consider what adoption of the 585-page draft Withdrawal Agreement would mean

Brexit draft withdrawal agreement – experts react

The Conversation | A draft agreement on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union has been reached between representatives of both sides, alongside an Outline Political Declaration on a future relationship. It remains to be seen whether the British government is able to survive, and gain parliamentary support for the deal. Here, though, academic experts consider what adoption of the 585-page draft Withdrawal Agreement would mean. Read about its implications for Northern Irelandcitizenssovereignty, the transition, the UK economy and the EU.

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Russia: forget the dollar, ride the oil

Russia: Forget The Dollar, Ride The Oil

Xavier Colás (Moscow) | Very affected by US sanctions, Russia has embarked on a de-dollarization plan up to 2024 and discounts paying EU members in euros. But the volatility of the rouble disrupts the road map.