Russian employment support programme falls flat

A 3.9bn ruble (USD$60m) anti-unemployment scheme run by Russia’s 18 regional governments has failed to generate significant results, the Accounting Chamber of the Russian Federation has found. The spending, overseen by the Ministry of Labour, was part of a national anti-crisis programme initiated in 2014 when oil prices began to fall. Predicting a rise in … Continue reading Russian employment support programme falls flat