Medvedev believes that the long new year holidays hurt the economy
MOSCOW, 14 Jan — RIA Novosti. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev believes that the long new year holidays in Russia are harming the economy: these days, the country creates little, but very well said.
“In General, we have very long holidays, you know the economy is bad. I as Prime Minister, can not fail to note, because 14 days is virtually little that a country creates, but it is very well said,” said Medvedev, concluding the awards ceremony of the government in the media.
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He congratulated those attending the ceremony with the holidays. “And although today is New year, it would seem that everything is over, but for you it’s definitely not over, because yesterday was your professional holiday, well, today was awarded the prize” — said the Prime Minister, inviting all to drink a glass of champagne.
According to the government resolution, during the holidays the Russians have a rest 10 days — from December 30, 2018 January 8, 2019. Also long rest waiting for the Russians this year for may holidays — from 1 to 5 and from 9 to 12 may.
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