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May 22, 1990 | Reuters
The Soviet Union's national legislature voted President Mikhail S. Gorbachev a 160% pay raise Monday, boosting his salary to $76,800 a year. The official Tass news agency said that the Supreme Soviet approved a monthly gross salary of $6,400 for Gorbachev--16 times the average wage of an industrial worker. He also has official residences near Moscow and in the Crimea and a hospitality budget within international standards. After taxes, the Kremlin chief will earn $3,680.
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May 22, 1990 | Reuters
The Soviet Union's national legislature voted President Mikhail S. Gorbachev a 160% pay raise Monday, boosting his salary to $76,800 a year. The official Tass news agency said that the Supreme Soviet approved a monthly gross salary of $6,400 for Gorbachev--16 times the average wage of an industrial worker. He also has official residences near Moscow and in the Crimea and a hospitality budget within international standards. After taxes, the Kremlin chief will earn $3,680.
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