Russian Ministers urged to help

the Chairman of the government of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin urged to pay attention to the topic of youth employment, graduates of universities and institutions of secondary professional education. He stated this today at a meeting on the situation in the labour market.

“According to preliminary estimates, the labour market is already out or in the very near future are more than 1.5 million graduates of higher and secondary educational institutions. Them in a more favorable situation a difficult job, because employers value more experience and skills than a fresh diploma. But now the competition on the labour market has become tighter. We need to think about what we need to help young people so they can fulfill their potential and successfully apply what they have learned,” — said Mishustin, quoted in a press-service of the Cabinet.

Recall, 17 Jun labor Minister Anton Kotkov said that the Russian labor market has passed the peak of the pandemic. “Overall, today’s labour market in the Russian Federation has passed the peak of the pandemic is much better than in many countries”, — said the Minister. “We see that we have the unemployment rate in may was 6.1%,” — he added, noting that on June 17 the official unemployed in Russia, there were 2,476 million citizens.

was Later published data of Rosstat, according to which the overall level of unemployment 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%).

In April 2020, according to the Ministry, the unemployed according to ILO methodology was classified 4.3 million people aged 15 years and over.

let’s Add that the Russian economy in February—March 2020 was under the powerful impact of two negative factors — the rapid spread of the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 and its deleterious effect on the global economy, as well as OBVAla in oil prices. Against this background, the rouble significantly depreciated against the dollar and the Euro. Reacting to the situation, the government and the Bank of Russia adopted several packages of measures to support the economy and citizens.

may 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the end of may 12, a single period of days off, entered March 30, in the fight against COVID-19.

2 Jun Mishustin reported on the nationwide state plan for the recovery of the Russian economy in 2020-2021 years, noting in particular that the cost of the plan will amount to about 5 trillion roubles. June 19, Putin was sent a revised draft of the national plan.

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