Topilin said his statement on the unprecedented growth of salaries

© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable in fotomancer of labour and social protection of Russia Maxim Topilin. Archival photoTopilin said his statement on the unprecedented growth of salaries© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable the image Bank

The Minister of labour and social protection Maxim Topilin said his statement on the unprecedented growth of salaries in Russia, noting that the good news should be assessed positively.

Words Topilin that wages in Russia are growing at an unprecedented rate and in real and in nominal terms, caused an active discussion in society. The Minister explained that he did not invent, and is based on the data of Rosstat.

«I believe that good news should be perceived normally. And somehow this is causing some issues. I think it’s all the same to us to learn and to be able to good news to rate positively,» he said at a meeting of the Russian tripartite Commission on regulation socially-labour relations.

«Each in itself merit, someone more grown up, some less,» — said the Minister.

According to Rosstat, the growth of monthly average accrued wages in January — August this year amounted to 11 percent compared to the same period of 2017.

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