Tag: unemployment in Russia

Skyrocketing Unemployment Among Young Russians Sparking Anger About Injustice

September 1, 2015

Staunton, August 29 – The three most important news items last week, two URA.ru journalists say, is that unemployment among Russians aged 15 to 24 years has risen 500 percent this year, that one in every three of them is ready to leave the country, and that ever more of them are animated by a […]

Three Things Muscovites Believe about Migrants Aren’t True, Study Concludes

June 8, 2015

Staunton, June 8 – Muscovites believe that migrants are taking away jobs from local people, that they are overburdening the health care system, and that they choose to remain unregistered and illegal. But none of these things are true, according to Yuliya Florinskaya, a researcher at the Institute of Demography of the Moscow Higher School […]

Russia Update: After Nuclear Program Agreement, ‘Iran Will Undercut Russian Oil’

April 3, 2015

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. UPDATES BELOW Special features: – Alexey Navalny On the Murder of Boris Nemtsov –Theories about Possible Perpetrators of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov –Novaya Gazeta Releases […]