Vladimir Putinto: Alexei Druzhinin / RIA Novosti
Russian President Vladimir Putin praised the level of unemployment in the country. According to him, the authorities failed to prevent a dramatic growth during the crisis due to the coronavirus, reports TASS. The President declared the prevention of disasters in the labor market.
“We made explosive, as in some countries, the dramatic growth of unemployment” — said the head of state. He also admitted that for the first time in the epidemic was not enough coherence in the actions.
Overall, according to Putin, the economy managed to keep in working condition. Earlier, labor Minister Anton Kotkov reported that the number of officially registered unemployed rose to 2.09 million people. According to him the peak unemployment rate forecast in the third quarter of the year. According to the Minister, by the end of the year the situation should stabilize.
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