Russian artists have applied to receive direct payments from the state in the amount of one minimum wage per employee. This was reported by “the Source” referring to FTS data.
The payments were approved by the singers Dima Bilan and Nikolay Baskov and TV presenter Regina Todorenko.
But the singer Gregory Leps was rejected. The artist application was filed for the state of the jewelry company, which owns a 20 percent stake. It is noted that in the period of the pandemic coronavirus reduction in the company amounted to more than 10 percent. This was the reason for the refusal.
The statement of the producer Iosif Prigozhin was also rejected. In his joint restaurant venture with Emin Agalarov has been dismissed too many employees since the beginning of the epidemic. For this reason, not received the approval of individual entrepreneurs musician Leonid Agutin and rapper Timati (Timur Yunusov).
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a package of measures to stimulate the economy and support business during his address to the nation on 25 March. In it, he proposed to the Russians, who are temporarily recognized as unemployed in the calculation of benefits (including for children from three to seven years) to account for revenue received earlier at the place of work.
Those who have lost their jobs and turned to the employment service after March 1, 2020, Putin offered in April, may and June to pay benefits on the top level, that is, the size of the minimum wage — 12 130 rubles. Later in the meeting with the governors on 8 April, the head of state said that the benefit of minimum wage can count and those Russians who lost their jobs after April 1.
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