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As Russia's Economy Suffers, Young Family Tightens Its Belt


As Russia's Economy Suffers, Young Family Tightens Its Belt
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For over a year, Russia has been feeling the economic impact of a falling ruble, collapsing world energy prices, and Western sanctions. For Russian citizens, the downturn translates into a soaring cost of living that requires major adjustments at work and at home. RFE/RL's Russian Service visited one family in Abakan, in the central republic of Khakassia, that is learning to live with less.

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