Russian Economy in September 2012: Preliminary Data and Major Trends - The Political Background: Pensions in the Cross-Hairs
Russian Economic Developments, 2012, №10
5 Pages Posted: 17 Nov 2012 Last revised: 17 Jun 2013
Date Written: November 5, 2012
The beginning of the autumn was marked by an onset of fundamental conflicts in the ranks of the new Russian government and by some fresh signs of political reaction fomented in the State Duma by United Russia deputies. President Putin publicly expressed his dissatisfaction with the federal budget’s draft for its failure to secure the achievement of the targets set by the President’s executive orders, and also with the government’s delay in producing a properly coordinated plan of pension reform.
Keywords: Russian economy, Russian society
JEL Classification: P21, P22
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