December 15, 2022, 15:45 – Public News Service – OSN

AT Russia markedly reduced poverty. This was announced by the President Vladimir Putin at a meeting of the Council for Strategic Development and National Projects today.

In particular, poverty is reduced due to the increase in the income level of Russians. The number of citizens who increased their minimum wage increased by 27.8%, Putin said.

The President also summed up the results of 2022 in terms of gross domestic product (GDP). According to forecasts, the figure will fall by 2.5%.

Against Russia, other states launched an unprecedented aggressionVladimir Putin noted. Its goal was to crush the Russian economy, including through sanctions.

However, the corresponding attempt of the West failed, the head of state said. Read more about this in material Public news service.