From January 1, pensions of non-working pensioners will be indexed by 4.8%. This was announced by the Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation Anton Kotyakov on November 25 in the Federation Council during a new format – “Parliamentary Dialogue”.
He recalled that this year, for the first time, by decision of the President, an intermediate indexation of pensions was carried out from June 1 by 10%.
“According to the results of the two-stage indexation, which is now provided for by the current legislation, the total increase in pensions in relation to January 1, 2022 will be 15.3%, if we compare pensions as of January 1, 2022 and January 1, 2023,” said Kotyakov, who quoted by Interfax.
As Parlamentskaya Gazeta wrote, from June 1, the minimum wage, the living wage and pensions for non-working pensioners were indexed by 10% in Russia. In total, more than 500 million rubles were allocated in the federal budget for these purposes. The increase affected more than 50 million citizens, of which 35 million are pensioners whose pensions were indexed. On average, their pension was increased by 1,760 rubles and amounted to 19,360 rubles.
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