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Working meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov

February 10, 2011, Gorki, Moscow Region

The Deputy Prime Minister briefed the President on the situation in the labour market and the implementation of programmes to reduce unemployment.

Particular attention was paid to single-industry towns and the employment of university graduates.

Dmitry Medvedev noted that university training should correlate more closely to the needs of Russia’s economy.

The President also instructed the Government to closely monitor the employment situation in single-industry towns.

February 10, 2011, Gorki, Moscow Region