Dmitry Pascutto: Sergey Guneev / RIA Novosti
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin informed about the plans to hold rallies against pension reform legislation, said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. It is quoted by TASS on Monday, August 27.
“The President has been kept informed about everything that is happening in all regions of the Russian Federation. Of course, he also receives information along with other news,” — said Peskov.
So a Kremlin spokesman responded to a question about whether Putin rallies that pass approval in several regions.
Earlier Monday edition “Накануне.RU” reported that the administration of Chelyabinsk has been agreed by the Communists rally against the pension reform.
Major changes in the Russian pension system, the government announced in mid-June. On 19 July, the bill, the main item which implies an increase in the retirement age to 65 years for men and 63 years for women, passed in the state Duma in the first reading. Second reading scheduled for the autumn, at the moment, going suggestions and criticism on the document.
Putin once publicly spoken about the impending reform. He stated that it shared the negative attitude of most Russians to possible changes. However, according to him, the current age limit of retirement was marked in the 1930-ies.
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