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United Russia offers to send seized from the corrupt funds to the Pension Fund. The corresponding bill introduced to the state Duma on Thursday, September 6. reports TASS.
According to the Secretary of the General Council of the party Andrei Turchak, for the last six years, the budget received more than 1.2 billion rubles “from confiscation of funds and property obtained through the Commission of crimes of corruption”.
Also United Russia has proposed to give the senators and deputies the opportunity to withdraw from the pension preferences. “The waiver becomes irrevocable according to the law,” said Secretary of the General Council.
Large-scale reform of pension legislation, the Cabinet of Ministers announced in mid-June. The proposed increase in the retirement age to 65 years for men and 63 women, the majority of citizens perceived negatively.
In late August, Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the nation and announced the easing of the provisions of the government bill. So, women will retire at 60 and not 63, as proposed by the Ministers. The head of state stressed that the changes needed for sustainable functioning of the system.
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