Navalny Aide Among Three Arrested At Retirement-Age Protest In Moscow

Navalny Aide Among Three Arrested At Retirement-Age Protest In Moscow

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RFE/RL
The protests — some of the largest to date — were the latest indication of how politically dangerous the proposal has been for President Vladimir Putin and the government of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
…But critics have said that the retirement age in many regions is higher than life expectancy, which according to the World Bank, is 71, as of 2016, up from 65 in 2003. Adding to the criticism is the fact that the proposal was released by the cabinet on the eve of the opening of last month’s soccer World Cup.

https://www.rferl.org/a/russia-thousands-protest-moscow-retirement-age-hike/29396832.html


Three people, including a top aide to Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny, were arrested as thousands protested in central Moscow for a second consecutive day against a highly controversial plan to raise the retirement age.

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