The Deputy said when GD will make a project about raising the retirement age

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in photobacteria of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. Archival photoThe Deputy said when GD will make a project about raising the retirement age© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

The government bill on raising the retirement age in Russia may be introduced in the state Duma on Thursday evening or Friday morning, said the Chairman of the Duma Committee on labor, lipolytica and veterans ‘ Affairs Yaroslav Nilov.

Earlier it became known that the government of the Russian Federation on Thursday at session will consider the bill, suggesting amendments to certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation on the issues of assignment and payment of pensions.

«Can I assume that this can be done either tonight or tomorrow morning… Remembering the practice of making pension changes in the past, I do not exclude that it will be made tough enough option, then, for the second reading, will soften,» said RIA Novosti Nilov.

The present values of the retirement age for men and women is 60 and 55 years respectively. According to the newspaper «Kommersant», the retirement age in Russia plan to increase to 65 for men and 60 for women.

Earlier, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that the government will prepare proposals to change the retirement age and will bring them into the state Duma in the near future.

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