Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the Russian ministries no people, negatively inclined to the citizens of the country. About it reports “RIA Novosti”.
“Neither the Finance Ministry nor the Ministry of economy or other ministries and departments of the government of the Russian Federation no evil-minded people who want to do something nasty and something to give less to our citizens”, — said the head of state at a meeting with representatives of “United Russia”. So Putin prokomentiroval statement by one of the participants of the meeting that the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of economic development opposed the indexation of pensions.
Putin noted that the Russian government is working professionals, thinking about the consequences of each step that we take”.
In 2015, the government suspended the rule of law, which included the indexation of pensions to inflation last year. As a result, in February 2016, pensions were increased only by 4% instead of 12.9. As the results of the state of the economy at mid-year was planned to discuss the possibility of a second indexing.
23 Aug 2016 Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev announced the government’s decision to replace the second indexation of pensions lump sum payment in the amount of 5 thousand rubles in January 2017.