Italians demand that retirement age be lowered forever

10.02.2019, Rome.

It is important to free up jobs for the youth; this is why Italians demanded at a 100,000-strong trade union rally in Rome that guarantees of lowering the retirement age be given, said Italian journalist Giulietto Chiesa in an interview with a Rossa Primavera News Agency correspondent on February 10. Contine reading

Activist on pension reform: We need our own economic development model for Russia

05.02.2019, Moscow.

Yevgenia Shevchenko, an activist of the Essence of Time social political movement, called for not only criticizing the pension reform, but to create an alternative economic development model for Russia at a conference under the title “The government’s itch for pension reform: Risks and consequences” on February 3, a Rossa Primavera News Agency correspondent reports. Contine reading

Leading economist on pension reform: There are no actual reasons for it

05.02.2019, Moscow.

There are no reasons for raising the pension age in Russia, Yury Byaly, the Vice President of the Experimental Creative Center (ETC) International Public Foundation said on February 3 at a conference on pension reform, a correspondent of the Rossa Primavera News Agency reports. Contine reading

Banner citing one million signatures against pension reform unfolded before Putin

20.12.2018, Moscow.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin, at a large press conference on December 20, ignored a large banner demanding to give an answer to one million signatures against the pension reform, a correspondent of the Rossa Primavera News Agency reported. Contine reading

Expert on pension reform: Duma members now understand that protests will not dissipate

06.12.2018, Moscow.

The members of the State Duma have realized that protests by Russian citizens against the pension reform will not dissipate, the Vice President of the Experimental Creative Center Yury Byaly said on December 5 in a comment to a correspondent of the Rossa Primavera News Agency. Contine reading

Essence of Time rally against pension reform in Moscow. Photo report

08.11.2018, Moscow.

On November 5, shortly before the 101st anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution, the Essence of Time communist movement, which had previously collected over a million signatures from citizens across Russia against the pension reform, demanding the resignation of the government and the resumption of a social-oriented government policy as enshrined in the Constitution of the Russian Federation, led by Sergey Kurginyan, held a rally against the pension reform in Moscow. Contine reading

How the people’s opinion on pension reform was brought to Putin. Photo report

26.09.2018, Moscow.

Russian citizens consider the pension reform initiated by the government as a robbery and betrayal. Across the country, the people are speaking out against the reform, recording videos and uploading them on Youtube. Around 150 activists from the Essence of Time left-patriotic movement with more than one million signatures of the citizens from across the country against the pension reform arrived at the Presidential Administration building in Moscow. Contine reading