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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

State Pays Wages

MOSCOW-- Russian higher and vocational school teachers will receive back wages for the last two months of 1996 by June under a payment schedule signed by the government and the teachers trade union, Itar-Tass reported Thursday.

Finance Minister Alexander Livshits signed the agreement Wednesday.

The State Duma also passed a resolution urging the government to find additional resources to immediately pay all back wages, Itar-Tass reported Thursday.

The resolution, voted Wednesday, targets the wages not only of teachers but those of all state employees.