Tag: labor strikes in Russia

Russia Currently Spends More on Defense Than Education; Budget Cuts Lead to Deterioration of Health Care

October 20, 2016

Russia is spending more on defense than education and making cuts to health care, raising concerns about the health and welfare of the population.

Truckers’ Strike Won’t Lead to Political Change in Russia, Gontmakher Says

December 8, 2015

Staunton, December 7, 2015 Pro-Kremlin writers have argued that the deteriorating economic situation will lead Russians to willingly tighten their belts, and opposition ones have suggested that economic problems will lead to political protests and even regime change. But both are wrong, Yevgeny Gontmakher says. In a commentary December 7, the Moscow economic analyst points […]