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Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov commented on the idea of legislation to cut the salaries of top managers of Russian state corporations to the level associated with the remuneration of the head of government. According to him, Vladimir Putin has repeatedly outlined his opinion on this matter, but reaction specifically to such a proposal in the Kremlin yet, informs “Interfax”.
“No, this idea is not responded the President,” — he answered the corresponding question, and then explained what position, at least in recent years, adhere to the head of state.
According to the press Secretary, Putin considers it necessary to focus on the international level of wages, otherwise the best management will begin to flow into other companies that will harm the interests of the Russian economy. In addition, high salaries allow Russia to hire foreign specialists if the need arises.
At the same time, said Peskov, President it is important that the level of salaries of Russian top-management did not exceed the world, it requires a delicate balance.
About the possibility of introducing a salary cap for top managers of reported by “Kommersant”. According to sources, the total income of the head of state-owned companies want to limit three minimum salaries of the Prime Minister is 30 million rubles per year.
Exception is supposed to make personnel only, in respect of which the decision personally Putin. Officially, the government this information is not confirmed. Experts point out that the idea will hurt companies that are trying to operate in a market environment.
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