The EP submitted to the state Duma of the first amendment to the pension project

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in photobacteria of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. Archival photoThe EP submitted to the state Duma of the first amendment to the pension project© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

«United Russia» on Thursday in the state Duma introduced the first package of amendments to the bill on changes to the pension system, said the Secretary of General Council of United Russia Andrei Turchak at the briefing in the «United Russia».

«Today in the state Duma introduced the first package of amendments «United Russia» to the pension bill. Its authors were 31 state Duma Deputy and a member of the Federation Council,» — said Turchak.

He added that the number of the amendments, in particular amendments, including the possibility of establishing a pension insurance to individuals with high seniority, preservation of terms of appointment of pension, the annual medical examination of employees approaching retirement age, the preservation of existing conditions of retirement of indigenous and minority peoples of the North, the abolition of the additional pension preferences of deputies and senators, and others.

The state Duma in July passed in the first reading a government bill suggesting a gradual increase in age of retirement to 65 years for men and 63 years for women. Russian President Vladimir Putin on 29 August made a half-hour address to the Russians, which stated that the main objective of the pension changes — the stability and sustainability of the pension system. According to him, to postpone change any longer, it’s irresponsible, and hesitation in this matter may endanger the stability and security of the Russian Federation. The President stressed that the decision on pensions is a difficult, but necessary, urged Russians to be sensitive to future innovations.

Meanwhile, Putin proposed a number of measures that will allow mitigate their decisions. In particular, according to him, the age of retirement for women in Russia must be 60 years instead of the government 63, 65 for men. Other plans include a large mother should have the right of early retirement, the terms of pensions for the indigenous peoples of the North should be retained, unemployment benefits for those approaching retirement age is increased, and for the dismissal before retirement, you need to enter administrative and even criminal liability. Proposals to change the pension system in the near future will be formalized as amendments to the bill and submitted for consideration to the state Duma, said Putin.

 

The EP submitted to the state Duma of the first amendment to the pension project© Integrationalist retirement in different countries

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