About the middle class in Russia

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The article is devoted to consideration of the formation of the middle class in Russia and its importance for a stable and prosperous development of the state. Describes the traits of the middle class, attempt to summarize the criteria for the assignment of the population to the middle class. The analysis of the share of the middle class in the total number of the working population. The author deals with the acute problem of social security of the population, based on the amount of the subsistence minimum and minimum wage, and also offers solutions.

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Nikolai S Stolyarov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

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Email: stolyarov_ns@rudn.university


6 Miklukho-Maklaya St., Moscow, Russia, 117198


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