Russians’ real return falls for sixth year in row
Organizations' wage arrears increased by almost 3 billion rubles.
In January 2019, citizens' incomes in Russia fell by 1.3%, according to the Rosstat’s monthly report, and organizations' wage arrears increased from January to February by 291 million rubles to 2.7 billion. Incomes of Russians have been falling for the sixth consecutive year.
In 2013, the real incomes of Russian citizens increased by 4%, then Rosstat reported only falls: in 2014 - by 0.7%, in 2015 - by 3.2%, in 2016 - by 5.8%, in 2017 - by 1.7%, in 2018 - by 0.2% due to a decrease in incomes of more affluent citizens. In 2019, according to the forecast of the government of the Russian Federation, real revenues of the population will grow by 1%.
The Ural District Military Court in Yekaterinburg continues the trial of the high-profile case of the Tyumen "FSB gang", whose members are accused of committing a series of serious crimes. The CrimeRussia analyzed the course of the investigation, and also found out some details and circumstances of shocking episodes of crimes committed by “killers in epaulets.”