Social benefits and allowances will increase from Feb — media

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Social payments and allowances will increase by 3% from 1 February. The corresponding order was prepared by the Ministry of labor. About this newspaper “Izvestia”.

Specifies that will be indexed monthly payment to Heroes of Soviet Union, Heroes of Russia, Heroes of Socialist Labor, Heroes of Labour of the Russian Federation, veterans, and disabled persons for the maintenance of guide dogs.

the Increase will affect the social benefit for burial, a lump sum to the pregnant wives of recruits, payments for obligatory social insurance from accidents on manufacture and occupational diseases.

According to the document, indexation of the payments and benefits to certain categories of Russians will take place on the basis of the index of growth of consumer prices over the past year.

Earlier, the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on rules and organization of parliamentary activity Vyacheslav Timchenko supported the idea to increase the size of the unemployment benefit to the subsistence level.

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