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Poverty halved in Sakhalin Oblast

Poverty halved in Sakhalin Oblast
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At the end of 2019, the poverty level in Sakhalin Oblast was halved. If at the beginning of the year 9,7% of the region’s population was below the poverty line, today this figure is 4,3%. This is one of the best results in the country.

This year, in the Sakhalin Oblast, the minimum amount of pensions, monthly surcharges for pensioners, new payments for families with children were increased. According to the press service of the regional government, next year one of the key areas will be the implementation of national projects.

Much attention in 2020 in the Sakhalin Oblast will be given to healthcare. Attraction of doctors to the region will continue, the expectation of doctor visits and examinations will be significantly reduced.

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