All Posts Tagged With: "Rosstat"

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The ‘Unreliable Citizens’ of St. Petersburg

The story of how one retired St. Petersburg woman was banned from working for the Russian census after being declared “unreliable” – only because her son is an opposition activist. Exclusive translation by

Sep 7, 2011 | Continued
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Children Taken from St. Petserburg Mother for State Debts

Custody officials in St. Petersburg have taken four children into custody from a woman in debt to the state housing authorities, promising to return the children after she repays the money.

Feb 15, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Industrial Output Continues on a Steep Decline

Russia’s statistical agency, Rosstat, reports that the country saw a sharp 14.9 percent decline in manufacturing output in the first quarter of 2009.

May 19, 2009 | Continued
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Russian Unemployment Tops 7 Million

The number of unemployed has reached 7.1 million people in Russia, or 9.5 percent, according to Rosstat, the Russian statistical agency.

Apr 21, 2009 | Continued