• Pension age hike gives focus to discontent of some Russians

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Several hundred demonstrators protesting Russia's plans to raise the age for receiving state retirement pensions have rallied in St. Petersburg, the latest show of opposition to the move. The proposal to increase the eligibility age by five years - to 65 for men and 60 for women - has sparked...
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