Putin says he "does not like" the pension reform
"I assure you, one could hardly find a person in the government who would like it,” the President told.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken of the controversial pension reform proposed by the government for the first time, Interfax reports. During a meeting with volunteers at the Kaliningrad stadium, Putin said that he doesn’t like any of the proposed options related to raising the retirement age.
Putin also noted that one could hardly find a person in the government who would like the reform. The final decision on the reform has not been made yet, the President stressed.
The head of state admitted that the question of raising the retirement age is sensitive for the majority of Russians. He promised to consider all opinions regarding the issue, except for those proposed by people willing to “hype” on this topic.
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