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Inequality in Russia increases

The 100 richest Russians now have values equal to more than 30 percent of the country’s economy. About 18.9 million Russians live below the poverty line, earning less than 4,000 RUB (170 USD) per month. At the same time, inequality between rich and poor in the country is on the increase.

“Poor people should live as rich people and rich people should live as poor people. And they should change every week.” – Tupac Amaru Shakur

Read more at the Barents Observer