The government decided on the draft pension reform

The government decided on the draft pension reform

Moscow. June 8. INTERFAX.RU — According to sources RBC, the retirement age of men was going to increase by 5 years, women by 8 years.

The government of the Russian Federation at the meeting on 14 June to approve the concept of the pension reform, including the options of raising the retirement age, RBC, citing a source familiar with the preparation of the bill, and two sources close to the government.

“The government adopted the option of increasing the retirement age for men is five years, to 65 years, for women — for eight years, to 63”, — is spoken in the message published on the website of RBC on Thursday evening.

Meanwhile, one source noted that “while not eliminated, and more soft for women “scenario 65/60″ (men/women)”.

Such parameters, according to sources RBC, was proposed by the Finance Ministry (the office is not confirmed).

According to one of the sources of RBC, the government’s proposals to change the pension system will be complex — in particular, it is assumed that most available benefits in retirement (for various categories, such as military, workers in hazardous industries, working in heavy climatic conditions, health workers etc.) are likely to be saved.

Currently, the age of retirement in Russia is 60 for men and 55 years for women.

Putin calls for caution

The day before during a “Straight line” President Vladimir Putin said that wary of the proposals to raise the retirement age. He added that the pension reform is to enhance the well-being of older people, and “this increase should be significant.”