There are 11 886 people registered as unemployed with the State Employment Service for the Republic of Tatarstan as of 9 January 2018. Officially registered unemployment rate amounted to 0,58% of the economically active population in Tatarstan.
According to Minister of Labour and Social Protection Maxim Topilin, unemployment is expected to go down in 2018 and the minimum wage to be raised. The Minister gave an interview to journalists of Rossiyskaya Gazeta last week. A comprehensive text is available for readers of the newspaper’s official web site.
2017 was declared the Year of Ecology by the Russian President Vladimir Putin. This decision was aimed to draw public attention towards environmental issues, support the protection of ecological and biological diversity and reinforce ecological security of the country. The Action Plan for the Year of Ecology provided for more than 600 events across all regions of Russia.