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Civil Servants' Wages Up

Federal civil servants' average monthly wage rose 15.3 percent year-on-year to 72,100 rubles ($2,353) in 2012, the State Statistics Service reported, as cited by Interfax.

Cabinet staff earned 150,000 rubles per month on average, up 47 percent year on year, while presidential administration employees got 132,300 rubles on average, up 46.5 percent. Employees of the Federal Agency for Supplies of Weapons, Military and Special Equipment and Materiel got 111,200 rubles a month on average, up 7.7 percent.

(MT)

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