Russian Retirement-Age Hike Advances As Putin’s Adjustment Approved

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(Article ©2018 RFE/RL, Inc., Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty – – September 26, 2018 – article also appeared at An unpopular plan to raise the retirement age has advanced in the Russian legislature after lawmakers overwhelmingly approved President Vladimir Putin’s proposal to limit the increase for women to five years — to age 60 — instead of eight. Deputies […]

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