Russian Economy Department
The title suggests the infamous Gorbachov’s “new thinking”. Far from that! Poverty to all. Period.
From 1 February in Russia increased social payments
From: russian.rt.com, 01.02.2016, 06:46
– “All social, monthly payments and children’s social benefits in Russia from February 1, indexed at 7%. Thus in the Ministry of labour expect to partially stabilize the income level of the population. However, according to the Minister of labour and social protection Maxim Topilin, the indexation will not affect the parent capital. According to the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation, today 4% increase insurance annuities and pensions for state pensions.
However, as informs RIA Novosti news Agency, earlier the Minister of labour and social protection Maxim Topilin said that the maternity capital this will not affect indexing.
According to the FIU, during the second half of 2016 is planned for the second indexation of pensions, a decision which will be taken in the middle of the year based on the financial capacity of the state. (…)“