Russian President Vladimir Putin has personally worked on the text of the television address on pension reform. On Sunday, September 2, the press secretary of the head of state Dmitry Peskov announced the air of the Rossiya 1 channel, his words quoted by TASS.
As noted by Peskov, the president is "very flexible in his schedule" and "responds immediately to changing circumstances, whether it concerns international affairs or internally."
"For example, his decision to tackle the appeal to pension matters – this decision was taken immediately by the president, he announced it, and literally the next day in the morning we enrolled his profession, and about the text he himself edited, he ruled until the last moment, himself, "explained the Kremlin spokesman.
Putin made a television broadcast about the changes in pension legislation on 29 August. The head of state said that the main goal of changes in the pension system is to maintain its sustainability, and noted that the authorities are planning to extend the retirement age of women aged 63 years, such as the original project, to 60 years in the new version. to lower. According to him, for the period of phased increase of the retirement age in Russia, a new legal regime will really work for all citizens affected by the reform.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced changes to the pension legislation on 14 June. The reform included increasing the retirement age by eight years for women and five years for men. The document has already passed the first reading in the Duma.