As it was reported by Rosstat (Russia’s statistics agency – RRT) last week, the decline in the standard of living of Russians continues.
Adviser to the president of Russia, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Sergei Glazyev in an interview with TV channel Tsargrad said that in order to achieve economic growth and technical progress in Russia it is necessary to act as…
According to a survey on the financial situation of Russian families that was conducted in February 2017 by Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Service, about 40% of Russians only have enough money for food.
Several municipal hospitals can be closed in Yekaterinburg. According to deputies of the city parliament, the head of the municipal health department Alexander Dornbusch does not rule out such an outcome.
Authorities of the Russian city of Omsk (2nd largest city in Siberia, 8th largest city in Russia) decided to put off the Eternal flame in the Victory Park: no money was allocated for the maintenance of the memorial.
Russia performed only 2 commercial space launches in 2016, while the USA and Europe launched 11 and 8 rockets, respectively.
Dozens of migrants from Uzbekistan and Tajikistan went on strike: the workers who build the subway in Moscow have not been paid in full for several months.
The Central Bank of Russia liquidated nearly 100 credit organizations in 2016, and closed nearly 300 banks over the past 3 years during an unprecedented clearance of the banking sector.
According to Rosstat, as of February 1st 2017 the total wage debt in Russia amounted to 3.232 billion rubles ($56 million – RRT), and increased by 507 million rubles ($8.8 million – RRT) comparing to January 1st, 2017.
The police did not let a truck with humanitarian aid for protesting miners in Gukovo.