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The head of the party of the President of Ukraine “servant of the people” Dmitry Razumkov considered the salaries of deputies of the Verkhovna Rada is too low for such work. He declared it in interview to the edition “New time”.
Ukrainian MPs receive a salary 36-37 thousand hryvnia (about 98 thousand rubles), with additional payments, the amount grows to 50 thousand hryvnia (about 130,2 thousand). “Although it is a good salary for the background of the minimum, but not sufficient,” said Razumkov.
The head of the ruling party believes that Ukraine needs to take a cue from Europe, where deputies “are committed to their work and understand its prestige” with large salaries and good benefits packages. However, he could not be called necessary, in his opinion, the salary Ukrainian deputies and stressed that this issue needed “panel discussion”.
He Razumkov, who will become the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, will receive about 50 thousand hryvnia. “I have enough, I formed a material pillow at the expense of the business,” he added.
The head of the presidential party owns a consulting company. In an interview with the politician confirmed that he had copied at his wife all his shares, and stressed that “the sensation won’t be here” because his wife is officially one of his business partners.
In July it became known that the head of the office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Bogdan and his deputies are not officially receive a salary for their work. Their positions they took in late may. The Ukrainian leader Vladimir Zelensky in the same period received 40 727,27 hryvnia (about 102 thousand) from this amount was deducted about eight thousand hryvnia in taxes.
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