Rus News Journal

V.Putin has reported about growth of pensions on 7 %

the Prime minister - the minister of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has informed that in Russia since February, 1st 2012. Labour pensions will grow on 7 %, instead of on 6,1 % as it has been planned earlier. Acting at government session, it has explained that the difference between earlier planned and actual increase is minimum, though it there will be additional expenses for the budget at a rate of 1,3 mlrd rbl.
the Head of ministry also has reminded that labour pensions in 2012. Should grow on 9,6 %. According to V.Putin, one more increase of pensions will be spent on April, 1st 2012. In particular, social pensions will grow on 14,1 %.
Besides, the prime minister has noticed that after increase since January, 1st 2012. Pensions for military pensioners in 1,6 times there was a rupture between military and civil pensions: now it makes 28 % whereas in Soviet period he fluctuated within 22 - 25 %. The head of the government has promised that so big rupture will be gradually reduced at the expense of increase of labour and social pensions.
earlier V.Putin repeatedly informed on indexation of pensions in the Russian Federation, asserting thus that pension age increases in Russia is not expected yet. As he said, similar steps of the authorities of some European countries are caused by a number of the reasons which in Russia simply are absent.
the matter is that the economy there such that they not in a condition to pay. It is objective necessity. At us such necessity while is not present - the prime minister considers.