More On The New 'Titanium Wall', The Creation Of The So-called "European Union," And The Growth Of Income Inequality In Europe's Homeland
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Council of Europe-recognized Museum of One Street, Kyiv
The Council of Europe Commemorates Andrei Sakharov:
December 14, 2009 marks the twentieth anniversary of the death of the leading human rights activist Andrei Sakharov. To commemorate his work and writings, a conference 'Andrei Sakharov’s Ideas Today' was organised on 14 and 15 December in Moscow, Russia, with the support of the Council of Europe.
A new Eurostat survey of the EU-27 shows that Estonia ranked 21st with a GDP per capita at 67% of EU's average [$32,100]. According to the CIA Factbook, Estonia's per capita income was $21,400 in 2008; Russia's per capita income was $16,100; Ukraine's per capita income was $7,400; and Moldova's per capita income was $2,500.
The EU has openly welcomed Turkey [$11,900] and Albania [$6,000] as future members of the European Union; but not Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus [$11,800], and Russia. Instead, the EU's policies create a new Titanium Wall of inequality and alienation.
Memo: Liechtenstein [$118,000 per capita], Luxembourg [$81,200], Norway [$59,500], Switzerland [$42,000], and Austria [$40,400].
Header photo: Kyiv, Ukraine, Future European Union?