ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Jul 2013In July 2013, the government of the Russian Federation announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.
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Rossiyskaya Gazeta (an official newspaper of the Russian Government), Issue 6140 of July 29, 2013, reported that the Ministry of Communications has proposed to lower the wage floor for foreign IT specalists to be reduced to 1 million Roubles p.a.
While still restrictive, the reduction of the the wage floor for foreign IT specialists is a relaxation from the general wage floor for highly-skilled foreign workers of 2 milion Roubles p.a.(see related GTA measure Nr. 4063 below).