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  19902

 Azarov Made Workers Laugh Telling Them How Much Money They Make

Prime Minister Mykola Azarov did not believe that Zaporizhya Car Plant employee receives less money than the Cabinet of Ministers declares.

There was a small incident during Azarov's Zaporizhya visit, the Comments reports. During the discussion with the employees the Prime Minister stated that an average salary in Ukraine is 3.5 thousand hryvnias which caused a laughter among the workers.

The head of the government was surprised at the reaction and asked the people how much they make. One of the workers told the official that he makes 1.5 thousand hryvnias. "It means that you are not working full time," said Azarov. The worker told him that he does that angered the Prime Minister who abruptly said "Not full!" and changed the subject.

 
 
 
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