All Posts Tagged With: "unemployment"

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Desperate Residents Seize Town Hall in Russian Town

Residents in the town of Pikalevo, near St. Petersburg, fed up with problems plaguing the city, stormed the offices of the mayor Wednesday.

May 21, 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
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Moscow Unemployment Doubles Over Winter Holidays

In the ten days of the Russian new year holidays, unemployment in Moscow rose two times over, according to the Moscow Trade Union Federation.

Jan 14, 2009 | Continued
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500 Thousand Russians Lose Their Jobs in November

According to the Ministry of Public Health and Social Development, at least 500 thousand Russians were laid off in November.

Dec 4, 2008 | Continued