March 1. FINMARKET.RU – The number of Russian consumers financially affected by the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic from September 2020 to January 2021 almost doubled, from 27% to 53%. This is stated in the research NielsenIQ, writes “Kommersant”. This figure is slightly higher than the global average (46%). At the same time, even among 47% of Russians who did not face a decrease in income, 16% began to control their spending more carefully.