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Monday, October 24, 2016

Medvedev gave the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of labor days for approval of payments to pensioners

The head of the government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev has demanded that the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of labor during the day has lifted all disagreements on the draft law on lump sum payments to pensioners five thousand rubles in January 2017.

photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

“All discrepancies need to take in daily life and more to this return. Consider at the next meeting of the government that any further delay was not” – said the head of the Cabinet at a meeting on labor protection in Chita, reports “Interfax”.

We will remind, about “difficult” the government’s decision to replace the indexation of pensions this year, a one-time payment of five thousand rubles in January next year became known in late August.

Medvedev then expressed his confidence that these funds will help seniors to compensate for losses from inflation. According to him, the President supported the measures. Just for the payment from the budget will be allocated 200 billion rubles.

In turn, Russian President Vladimir Putin in early September said that in 2017 the pension will be fully indexed.


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