RBC: the Kremlin canceled a meeting on raising the retirement age
The Kremlin planned to hold a meeting on pension reform with the participation of President Vladimir Putin on may 30, but it was cancelled due to the lack of a common position of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of labour on this issue. It is reported by RBC with reference to sources familiar with the preparations for the meeting.
According to the interlocutor of the edition, Mr. Putin had to present two options for raising the retirement age. The Finance Ministry proposes to increase it to 65 years for men and 63 years for women. According to the scenario of the Ministry of labour, the age of retirement for women should be raised to 60 years for men to 65 years. In the government count, and other options of raising the retirement age, says a source.