Anger and disillusion in Russia over pension reform
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A controversial bill to raise the Russian retirement age by five years – to 65 for men and 60 for women – was passed by the lower house of parliament in a second reading on Wednesday. But deep public discontent over the measure has sparked protests and taken a toll on President Vladimir Putin's famously high popularity ratings. Could it force him to back down? Our correspondents Elena Volochine and Gulliver Cragg report from Moscow.
Programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Emerald Maxwell
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