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MOSCOW, November 21. / TASS /. Russia's economy is going through a tough year, and, unlike the crises of 2008 and 2009, for the first time since the early 2000s, a decrease in real incomes, Alexei Kudrin, former Finance Minister and Chairman of the Committee of Civil Initiatives said at the third All-Russian Civic Forum in Moscow.
"We have for the first time since early 2000 have seen the decline in real incomes. In my opinion, government measures to support the economy of the population are not enough," Kudrin said.