Retired law enforcement bodies of the self-proclaimed Lugansk people's Republic began to receive pensions in dollars, said at a press conference on Tuesday, the Minister of labour and social policy LNR Svetlana Malakhova.
"on the territory of Lugansk Retired law enforcement began to receive pensions in dollars. At the moment time by region rate (the USD / UAH) 1: 21, " said Malakhov.
Finance Minister LNR Eugene Manuilov, present at the press conference, added that he is not fully in dollars also received wages for health workers may.
according to his statement, in the blockade of the region miscellaneous goods from Poland, Latvia and Western Ukraine go through the territory of the Russian Federation. More than 80% of tax revenues come in rubles, Some of them in dollars.
"we have a multi-currency system in LC. Of the tax revenue comes in dollars, for this reason, and they are used to pay salaries and pensions. What do the taxes in the Republic and to pay wages and pensions ", - noted Manuilov.
first power DND and LNR has announced the introduction in the field of multi-currency zone. One reason for this step was the lack of cash hryvnia. It is planned that the base foreign money will remain Ukrainian hryvnia, but the payments, as well as among them the collection of taxes and the payment of allowances will also be made in Russian rubles, us dollars and euros as long as long as Ukraine does not abolish the economic blockade.
in November 2014, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the document, which is called the " decree on economic blockade ": the territory of Donbass, control of power structures, brought government agencies, banks and even prisons. To continue to receive pensions, pensioners now have to enter your data within, controlled by power structures.