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Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Kremlin reacted to the proposal by the MAYOR to restrict the increase of salaries of Russians

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov commented on the reports that the Ministry of economic development proposed to limit the growth of salaries of Russians in times of economic crisis. The Kremlin claimed that while a clear position on this issue.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

Dmitry Peskov said that the MAYOR had prepared one proposal for overcoming the economic crisis and the search of points of growth of the Russian economy. The proposal, he said, is to optimize the budget expenditures, this issue is always on the agenda and is constantly discussed, including the topic of optimization of expenses on the state apparatus and so on, reports RIA “Novosti”.

Therefore, these searches are conducted, while talking about some well-defined position, probably, is not necessary”, — said Peskov.

As previously reported, “MK”, Ministry of economic development updated scenario forecast of socio-economic development up to 2019, based on the average price of oil at $40 a barrel. In the MAYOR saying that this forecast implies that in the period 2015-2017, Russia will be stagnation, and growth is possible only after 2018.

In this regard, the period of stagnation, the Ministry proposed to limit the growth of salaries and to compensate for these losses in 2018-2019, the Project also involves the reduction in real pensions.

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