Tag: purchasing power down in Russia

How Bad are Things for Russia’s Poor? Some are Now Stealing Toilet Paper

August 4, 2015

Staunton, August 3 – There are all kinds of statistical measures about incomes and expenditures that show the situation Russia’s poor now find themselves as a result of Vladimir Putin’s domestic and foreign policies. But perhaps the most striking indication of how bad things really are for those at the bottom of Russia’s increasingly unequal […]