Статьи, помеченные тэгом ‘Geneva’

France sells castles, manor houses and barracks

Monday, June 14th, 2010

The French government approved a plan for privatization of state property, including historical monuments. Castles, manor houses, guest houses, barracks, farms, hunting lodges – all go under the hammer. Over 1,700 objects Nicolas Sarkozy’s government hopes to rescue multi-billion-euro, writes Times. This money is to cover the budget deficit.


Ukraine wants Russia to return the 23 billion dollars from the Fund of the USSR

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Last weekend in a dispute over foreign ownership of the former Soviet Union joined the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovich. In an interview to Ukrainian TV, he said that does not support the transfer of all assets in favor of Russia and proposes to divide it between the former Soviet republics. However, once the reservation that is not yet exactly how this should be done.


Patek Philippe sold for $ 5.6 million at Christies

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Trading house Christie’s sold the Patek Philippe watch number 1527, which were released in 1944. Lot went for $ 5.6 million this way, this instance one of the three most expensive men’s watches in the world. Unique in the world watches this design with chronograph and calendar have been evaluated or 1,5 – 2,5 million Swiss francs, which is equal to their value in dollars.