The government of Russia took a decision to replace doindeksatsii of pensions for the year 2016 one-time payment of 5 thousand rubles. The amount of Russian retirees will receive in January 2017. The Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has instructed the Finance Ministry to find appropriate the necessary 200 billion rubles.
Another 270 billion for the indexation of pensions in 2017 in full — must already be in the budget, said the head of government.
Read more: Medvedev replaced doindeksatsii pensions a one-time payment of 5 thousand rubles
“The decision was not easy”: Medvedev commented on the refusal of indexation of pensions