Surveys point to a generally negative public perception of Russia’s pension plans. To what extent has this affected their attitude towards Vladimir Putin?
Why has the Kremlin unexpectedly decided to introduce such an unpopular and politically dangerous pension reform?
Contrary to the promises of supporters of pension reform, the average pensioner will not survive until retirement
Here is how the Kremlin is enacting an unpopular economic reform: deny responsibility, declare its inevitability, distract the public with a popular sporting event