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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Medvedev admitted that pensioners not easy, but to increase pensions refused


Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev commented on the indexation of pensions, which this year totaled just 4 percent.


photo: Gennady Cherkasov

He said that RIA “Novosti”, the situation does not allow us to go to greater indexation, as the government seeks to curb inflation in the country, so that she, in turn, not discounted payments and salaries.

Nevertheless, the current small indexing Prime Minister called a “temporary measure”, once again admitting that pensioners are now “very difficult”. According to him, the main task is now to support the real incomes of Russians.

Recall that the issue of pensions has become particularly relevant for the Prime Minister after his answer to the complaint of the Crimean pensioner, who said that gets a total of 8 thousand a month.

Medvedev then said: “You stay here, you all the best, good mood and health,” and then caught on video, the phrase instantly became a meme. Not helped and posted in social networks the premiere of the full video communication with the pensioner, which shows that it is not upset by this answer, and thanked him for Medvedev.

Read about the conversation with Medvedev pensioner.

The main task of the government now calls the decline in inflation, and expects to reach the level of 6% by the end of the year or early next. For the week from 31 may to 6 June, the consumer price index increased for the first year, but experts call it a temporary stop.

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