"After the conclusion of the election cycle and amid a deepening economic crisis, the Russian government is preparing major cuts in social spending. The Kremlin’s recently released report, Strategy 2020, outlines a program for economic growth based on the implementation of austerity measures. First commissioned by Vladimir Putin in 2008 shortly before the outbreak of the world economic crisis, Strategy 2020 has been revised several times. Its main features have remained unaltered, however."
After reading the article more thoroughly, describe how these measures affect everyday Russians micro-economically. Does it affect the macro economics of Russia, if so, explain how using concrete examples.