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Medical nurse's salary measured in vodka bottles
In Minsk you can buy a "Nurse": a souvenir bottle of vodka in the shape of a female nurse. The volume is a standard "half liter", the cost is just over 38 BYN.
But can a Belarusian nurse afford a "Nurse"?
Euroradio calculated how many bottles of souvenir vodka Belarusian nurses can buy for one salary. We have used the information about their salaries from the 'bank of vacancies' of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security. The smallest number of the bottles of "Nurse" can be afforded by a medical nurse living in the Homiel region -- only 9. Predictably, a Minsk based nurse can afford as many as 15 bottles.