March 4th, 2009 in Breaking News, Economic Crisis

Interfax: Over 6 Mln Russians actively looking for jobs - Golikova.

MOSCOW. March 4 (Interfax) - Today around 6.1 million Russians can be considered as unemployed and are actively looking for jobs, Russian Public Health and Social Development Minister Tatyana Golikova said at the Federation Council’s session on Wednesday.

The number of officially registered unemployed Russians is 1.97 million, Golikova said.