The authorities proposed to pay the war veterans

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Photo: Mikhail Voskresensky / RIA Novosti

The Ministry of labour and social protection has proposed to approve annual payments to veterans of the great Patriotic war for 10 thousand rubles. A proposal of the Russian Ministry posted on the Federal portal of projects of normative legal acts.

The money will be transferred to all the veterans who are Russian citizens. In this case payments will be transferred even to those who live on the territory of neighboring States: Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. About Russian veterans in other countries, the document does not say anything.

To make payments will be the Pension Fund annually from 2019 in the period from may to June. According to the Ministry, the annual payment will be able to claim a little more than 70 thousand veterans of the second world war. To ensure payment, together with the cost of shipping, the Ministry of labor will need an average of 704 million rubles a year.

Currently, the veterans of the great Patriotic war are paid monthly cash increase to pension depending on the category and merit of a participant of hostilities. The amount of pension and allowance are determined by regional authorities. In addition to monetary benefits, veterans are entitled to a 50% reimbursement of the cost of housing services, the preemptive services in social institutions.

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