For payments to military pensioners will allocate about 5 billion rubles.

For lump sum payments to military retirees will require about 5 billion rubles this was reported to journalists Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Olga Golodets, reports TASS.

“Get all military retirees. The President of restore justice. I think that the whole society now supports this decision. It was very important and it is important that you actually attempt the financial and economic block to save the people,” — said Golodets.

She noted that all law enforcement agencies together with the Ministry of labour will conduct all verification until Wednesday, 9 November. “We expect that this will be about 1 million people. And additionally hence require about 5 billion rubles. the Amendment will be introduced tomorrow. It is, it is reserve funds”, — said the Golodets.

Earlier Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the military pensioners do not fall under the law on a lump sum payment in the amount of 5 thousand rubles, which the authorities decided to replace the second indexation of pensions in 2016, still have to get the money. The President instructed the government to amend the bill and stressed that they must be made “promptly” to the beginning of the year military retirees have already received the payment.

As he wrote RBC, the draft law on lump sum payments, which prepared the Ministry were mentioned only recipients of pensions through the Pension Fund (military retirees receive benefits from their law enforcement agencies). The number of recipients of military pensions in 2017, the Ministry of labor estimated 2.58 million people.