The Russian government decided to distribute one-time payment of five thousand rubles is not only pensioners from the civil sector, but also on the military. Money for this task will be allocated from the reserve Fund, said Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets.

“We expect that it will be about one million people. And additionally, accordingly, you will need about five billion rubles. Amendment will be introduced tomorrow (November 9). It is, it is reserve funds,” – said Golodets, which is quoted by TASS.

Money on military pensioners has been found after the statement of Russian President Vladimir Putin. “I understand that the logic of the authors of this bill: 24 thousand (rubles) average pension of military pensioners, 13 thousand in the civilian sector. Nevertheless, we are told that this measure will apply to all categories,” said the afternoon of 8 November, the head of state.

In August, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced that a second indexation of pensions in 2016 will be replaced by a one-time payment of five thousand rubles in January 2017. This decision is the head of the government explained that the country is a complicated economic situation. Putin in September upheld the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers.

After that, the Agency RBC reported that the draft law on lump sum payments prepared by the Ministry of labour were mentioned only recipients of pensions according to the Pension Fund and allowances to military pensioners, it was assumed in the power departments. The number of recipients of military pensions in 2017, the Ministry of labor estimated 2.58 million people.

In 2016, pensions were indexed at 4% is written in the law of inflation for the previous year, in 2015 – by 12.9%. In addition, from 1 January 2016 was cancelled indexation of pensions for working pensioners.

Money for lump sum payments to military retirees found in reserve funds 09.11.2016

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