Putin announces 10% min. wage, pensions increases


Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Wednesday a nationwide increase in retirement pensions and the minimum wage by 10%, arguing that not all economic issues in Russia could be linked to the war in Ukraine, Paralel.Az reports citing Teletrader.

Commenting about economic challenges, Putin estimated before the country's State Council that the Russian inflation wouldn't surpass 15% in 2022. Meanwhile, the latest poll from last week revealed Putin's job approval during this month stood at nearly 80%.