Putin on Wednesday will make a statement on the pension changes
OMSK, August 28 — RIA Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that details will formulate its position on the pension changes and will announce it on Wednesday.
“I will soon, maybe tomorrow, details will formulate and deliver the corresponding statement”, — said Putin.
Changes in legislation
The state Duma in July passed in the first reading a government bill on changes in pension legislation, he suggests raising the age of retirement to 65 years for men and 63 years for women. The change is expected to make phased from 2019. The house approved the basic provisions of the document, from now until September 24, it will collect amendments, which will then be a vote in the second and third readings and consideration in the Federation Council.
The government explained that thanks to these measures, the pensions of pensioners in 2019 will grow on one thousand roubles. By 2024, it is expected that the payment will be about 20 thousand rubles per month, an increase of approximately 35% compared with the level in 2018.
The opinion of the President