Russian Prime Minister Tells Underpaid Teachers To Get Side Jobs, Figure “Something" Out

Marina Galperina · 08/04/16 01:00PM

At a public forum on Wednesday, a teacher asked Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev why teachers earn so little while cops earn so much, relatively—according to the Moscow Times, the starting monthly salary for educators is 10,000-15,000 rubles ($150-$225); law enforcement officers earn 50,000 rubles ($750) per month. The teacher tactfully inquired if the government was going to do about that.