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The state Duma adopted a law under which the pensions of veterans of the great Patriotic war will increase by an average of 9.5 thousand rubles per month. It is reported by RIA Novosti. The bill was introduced by the Russian government.
According to the Agency, payments to veterans ‘ pensions will be allocated over 950 million rubles in 2019 and to 1.42 billion in subsequent years.
Clarifies that from 1 January 2013 the law provides for the annual increase in veterans ‘ pensions by 2 percent before achievement of 100 percent of its size. Veterans who were discharged from military service, the pension is calculated on the basis of the monetary allowance of the relevant categories of servicemen. The new bill proposes to repeal these restrictions for participants of the great Patriotic war and to accrue benefits “without limiting the size of monetary allowance”, as stated in the explanatory Memorandum.
Increased by almost 10 thousand rubles pension will begin to receive the veterans who participated in combat operations in the army; was awarded the medal “For defense of Leningrad”; the persons with disabilities as a result of wounds received from the war.
The bill was developed in connection with the decree of the President about the events dedicated to the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Victory.
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