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The rich and the poor consider themselves... poor.

The rich and the poor consider themselves... poor. Among the various forms of poverty, so-called subjective poverty, defined by self-identification, is extremely important. Its importance is conditioned by its direct connection with the marginalization of...
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Administrator, 2013-03-09 06:45:28

Poverty among pensioners in Ukraine.

Poverty among pensioners. This issue is, perhaps, most discussed, especially before the elections. In fact, 96% of pensions, calculated on a common basis (i.e., not of public officials, court staff, prosecutors, the military order... those who wish can co...
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Administrator, 2013-02-03 20:48:57


Ukrainian society is sick. Disease is called poverty, though it is even not mentioned in the official list of diseases (namely, in the current legislation). Consequently, there are no official poverty measures, the official statistics do not provide infor...
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Administrator, 2013-03-09 06:45:54

Poverty among the working population.

Poverty among the working population. Poverty of people with poor health, low skills or profession that is not in demand on the labor market is intuitively understandable and justified. Such people are considered vulnerable and are supported by society. I...
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Administrator, 2013-03-09 06:44:19

Consumer Basket: a hand-to-mouth existence

My neighbor does not work for a long time, as they say, is in retirement. For many years of work she gets a minimum pension. She lives on a shoestring, because there is no one to help: no children and other relatives are not rich. However, the nephew who ...
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Administrator, 2013-02-01 02:43:41

Poverty in Ukraine

“All of us have to be honest, because corruption devours us. Corruption feeds us, but at the same time it makes us poor. It makes the prices rise. Our incomings are low because of it. It’s necessary to do what is promised, but not to lie in order not to live in the poor country. Thus, it’s necessary to implement liberal reforms in order to attract foreign capital and avoid situations when our local capital has problems with the state”.

Ukraine: villages are dying out

The reason for extinction of Ukrainian village is simple. It is the destruction of large-scale agricultural production, which was the basis of the rural areas development over the past 50 years. To be more precise, the reason for extinction of the village is the destruction of not large-scale production, but its type, which has been formed in the Soviet years.

Poverty in Ukraine

In Ukraine, the minimum wages (UAH 960 - USD 120) did not provide even a physiological survival level for the employee. Mortality rate exceeds birth rate again. Life expectancy decreases, Ukraine has become one of the world leaders in terms of incidence of tuberculosis, which is called the disease of the poor. The number of street children is greater than it was after the war.