Medvedev said about the need to monitor the implementation of the law on pensions

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry to Attachability in photobacteria Medvedev. Archival photoMedvedev said about the need to monitor the implementation of the law on pensions© RIA Novosti / Dmitry attachability to the photobank

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that with the changes of the pension legislation work will not end task for the «United Russia» — during the transition period to monitor how this legislation will work.

«With the adoption of the pension legislation and related secondary legislation, the work does not just ends, it is somewhat just beginning, because the task for our party during the transition period, to closely monitor how the legislation will work,» Medvedev said during the discussion of the proposals of the «United Russia» to change the pension legislation.

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 was designed as amendments to the law submitted by the President for consideration in the state Duma on 6 September, the same day the «United Russia» also brought in GD the first set of amendments.

Now the standard age of retirement in Russia is 60 and 55 years for men and women respectively prescribed by law the retirement age established in the 1930-ies. The question of raising the retirement age has been discussed for quite some time. The need for this is caused by growing life expectancy and the inability to provide a decent pension in circumstances when the number of employees in the country decreases, while the number of pensioners, by contrast, is growing. Today, in most countries the retirement age is 60-65 years.Medvedev said about the need to monitor the implementation of the law on pensions© Integrationalist retirement in different countries