Mishustin considers that the achievements in fighting poverty in Russia was under threat due to coronavirus

The achievements of the past decades in reducing poverty and unemployment in Russia was under threat in a pandemic coronavirus. Such statement was made today by the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin. According to him, reports TASS, the pandemic COVID-19 today affects different aspects of social life. So, he said, the serious negative consequences of experiencing the world of work, also under threat were “developed during the last decade achievements in the field of poverty reduction and employment of our population.” Mishustin convinced that the challenges in the fashion industry, “the joint demand a convincing answer”. With regard to the fight against unemployment in the world, the Prime Minister added, it requires the preservation of the open nature of the global economy and the rejection of unilateral restrictive measures. Recently, we will remind, it became known that last year in poverty (income below the subsistence minimum) lived 12.3% of Russians, or almost 18 million people. As reported by RIA “Novosti” with reference to experts, the minimum poverty level 5.6% recorded in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district. The most high in the Republic of Tuva, or 34.7%. Meanwhile, the UN predicts that the number of people living in extreme poverty could reach 71 million In this scenario, global poverty would be equal to the level of 1998. According to the organization, 1.6 billion workers have faced declining income by 60%.

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