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Russian leader Vladimir Putin signed a decree on a 4.3% increase in salaries to the president and chairman of the Russian government. This is evidenced by a presidential decree published on the official portal of legal information.
Axar.az reports citing “In order to provide social guarantees to persons filling government posts in Russia, I decide: to increase the monetary remuneration of people filling government offices in Russia 1.043 times from October 1, 2019,” the document says.
In June, the Russian Ministry of Labor and Social Protection came up with a proposal to index salaries of civil servants from October 1 by 4.3%.
It was, in particular, to increase the salaries of employees of the Russian Foreign Ministry and federal-state civil servants.
In May, Russian leader’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on salary growth in the Kremlin and the government.
According to him, 10% of the salary, which had been cut several years earlier, was returned to employees of the presidential administration and the government apparatus.
2019.10.08 / 11:11