"Medvedev was caught on camera telling an elderly woman in Crimea, a region annexed by Russia from Ukraine in spring 2014, that there was "no money left" in Russia's budget when he was asked why the state pension of 8,000 Russian rubles a month (around $125 a month) was not higher given the rising cost of living.
"There just isn't any money now. When we find money, we'll make the adjustment," Medvedev replied to her..."
Medvedev's (in)famous: "There is no money left! Bye!" on the heels of Russian oligarchy driving the prevalent... https://t.co/dWAlOuXtE1— Vladimir Suchan (@SuchanVladimir) June 9, 2016