DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST PENSION REFORM IN RUSSIA




Mustafa AY – TDO – 23.09.2018 On Saturday, approximately 3000 demonstrators organized a mass rally to express their refusal to the government’s pension reform in Russia’s capital Moscow. The protestors spearheaded by Communist Party and other leftist parties and groups criticized the increase in retirement age that the government proposed for women from 60 to 63, for men from 60 to 65. During the rally, demonstrators faced with predicted-pressure put by security forces, but no one was reportedly harmed.