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The average size of pensions increased in Russia
In January 2020, the average pension of Russians increased by 5,7% compared to the same period last year. Its size reached 14 rubles.
According to the Federal State Statistics Service, over the entire period of the last year, the average amount of pension payments increased by 6%, and the actual amount of pensions granted in 2019 increased by 1,5%.
Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed fixing the indexation of pensions and social benefits in the Constitution at least once a year. The relevant amendments were supported by the relevant State Duma committee.