Economist Dmitry Milin made very curious calculations in his blog:
The average salary in Russia in 2020 was 46,965 rubles. With the ruble exchange rate already at 75. Thus, the Russian authorities and oligarchs cost $ 626 to work. Those. 1.5 times cheaper than in 2013.
The authorities and oligarchs who live by exporting natural resources from the country simply "cut the cost" to pay the Russians, having received a profit that was not invested in the creation of non-resource industries, but simply taken out of the country abroad or spent on themselves.
This is the whole point of the Russian government - robbery of the population under a lie about foreign policy successes that have not happened and weapons that have not been produced under State Armament Plan-2020..."