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The Ministry of labour and social protection has responded to information about the next freezing of pension savings of Russians. The Agency argues that the budget of the Pension Fund of Russia has not been formed yet, therefore to speak about this issue is premature. About it reports “Interfax”.
The Agency recognizes that in the legislation currently provides for the option of freezing, approved by the Ministry of Finance. “However, the final budget of the FIU will be drawn up taking into account the presence or absence of the bill of the Ministry of Finance of Russia”, — stated in the Ministry of labor.
The Ministry said that once the moratorium is necessary the next bill, which is administered by the Ministry of Finance. However, to comment on the activities of colleagues from other departments in the Ministry of labor did not, noting that it is about the preparation of such a document is unknown.
Earlier on July 15 it became known that the materials of the main characteristics of the budget of the Pension Fund for the year 2020 and the planned period of 2021-2022 years provided the “moratorium” that entails regular freezing of pension savings.
For the first time freezing of pension savings has occurred in 2014. Then the authorities claimed that this was a necessary measure, but in 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended a moratorium on defrosting pension until 2021.
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