Putin spoke about measures to increase the birth rate

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin during the annual Direct line. 15 June 2017Putin spoke about measures to increase the birth rate© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

A set of measures to improve the demographics in Russia may be different, including the extension of maternity capital program, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.

«We need a whole set of measures. It may be different. This extension of the parent capital in one form or another, either in the form that is now, or somehow modified,» said the President during a «straight line».

He noted that it is necessary to think about how to stimulate the birth of the first child among young mothers. «Maybe something they add. Why should they? Because it is young people who are still not up to his feet, they need support,» — said Putin.

The President added that we should also think about how to stimulate the birth second, third child with older mothers 30 years and older. «(To think about),» he concluded.

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