Putin: In employment centers throughout Russia was 3 million people

In the employment centers throughout Russia was 3 million people. As reported by RIA “Novosti”, said at a meeting on budget policy for the next three years Vladimir Putin.

According to him, unemployment is still high, and the market difficulties remain.

He recalled that in April, the GDP fell by 12% in may, a decline of 10.9 per cent.

Earlier, the head of Ministry of economic development (MED) of the Russian Federation Maxim Reshetnikov said that in Russia over the period of the restrictions imposed in the fight against the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19, under cuts at work hit about 680 thousand Russians. It is estimated that from 1 April 2020 as unemployed in the country has registered 2 million people, and only a third of them were reduced.

According to Rosstat, overall unemployment rate in Russia rose in may to 6.1% after 5.8% in April and amounted to 4.5 million people. This is the maximum value since March 2012 (when the unemployment rate was 6.3%).

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