poverty

Minister: 18.8 mln Russians live in poverty

The number of Russians with incomes below the subsistence level amounted to 18.8 mln people in the third quarter of 2020, Labor and Social Protection Minister Anton Kotyakov said. The amount of unemployed in Russia registered with …

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UN: extreme poverty level reaches 22-year low

Last year, the global level of extreme poverty increased for the first time in more than 20 years, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said at the UN Security Council meeting on maintaining peace and stability. He stated that …

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Putin defines main tasks of G20 countries

The long-term and large-scale unemployment and poverty are the main risks globally, Russian President Vladimir Putin said speaking today at the G20 summit. The official web-site of the Russian President provides …

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UN: COVID-19 reversing decades of progress on poverty

The COVID-19 pandemic is reversing decades of progress on poverty, healthcare and education, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs said in an annual report. According to the Sustainable Development Goals Report 2020, an …

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Decline in poverty announced in Russia

The poverty rate has continued to decline in Russia, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova told a session of the Gaidar Forum in Moscow. According to the Federal State Statistics Service, the poverty rate has …

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Bakhtadze: poverty is Georgia's main enemy

Georgia's Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze said that Georgia is facing two painful challenges – poverty and unemployment. According to him, everyone wants the country to be without poverty, where …

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Poverty reduces in Russia

The poverty has declined in Russia by 1.1 million people in the first six months of this year compared to the same period last year, Russia's Deputy Prime Minister for Social Policy Tatyana Golikova said. …

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Poverty rate in Georgia increases by 150%

The UNICEF Survey on the Welfare of the Population 2017 says that over the last two years, the share of households and population below the relative poverty line in Georgia increased from 20.7% to 22.5% and from 23.1% to 24.8%, …

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