Putin signed a decree to reduce the salaries of the President of Russia in 2018

Putin signed a decree to reduce the salaries of the President of Russia in 2018

The same document extended for another year the effect of rules on the reduction of salaries of heads of government, Ministers, the attorney General and certain other officials.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended for one year the validity of its decree, according to which the salaries of the President and the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Ministers and Ministers, and the Prosecutor General, head of the Investigative Committee and head of the Central electoral Commission are paid to them with the “discount” of 10%.

In accordance with the document published on the portal “Garant.ru”, the validity of the decree reducing the salaries of senior Russian officials extended to 31 December 2018.

Simultaneously, it extended the rules on a reduction of 10% of wages of state servants of the staff of the presidential administration, apparatus of the accounts chamber and the government of the country.

The first decree about reduction of his salary and several other officials Putin signed in February, 2015. This document was valid until the end of 2015, then the term wage cuts have been extended for 2016 and 2017 years.

According to the official Declaration, Putin in 2016 earned 8 million 858 thousand 432 rubles, which is 33 thousand rubles less than it was a year earlier.

The total income of the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev by the end of 2016 amounted to RUB 8,587 million compared to the previous year, the income of the head of the government declined by about 2%, or 181 thousand RUB (8,767 million rubles).