The State Duma called the timing of consideration of amendments to the minimum wage and the cost of living

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All changes proposed by Russian President Vladimir Putin on the cost of living and the minimum wage will be considered by the State Duma of the Russian Federation before November 24. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Andrey Makarov.

The urgency of considering the amendments is due to the fact that they need to have time to consider them before the deadline for adopting amendments to the 2nd reading of the federal budget.

Makarov stressed that the amendments will be considered immediately after they are submitted to the State Duma. He also expressed the hope that they will be supported by all the factions present in the lower house of parliament.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the need to raise the minimum wage to 13,890 rubles in 2022, and country – up to 12 654 rubles. Also, as the President noted, after the increase in the subsistence level, social payments to the population will also increase.


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