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Author: Maxim Blant

Jan/Feb 2004
Page 40   ( 4 pages)

Summary: Russia faces the same demographic presures as other industrialized nations: a declining workforce, rising numbers of retirees, and a desire to lower taxes. To meet the challenge, the Russian government is privatizing a part of pensions. Sort of.

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