In Lugansk people's Republic began the recalculation of pensions With reference to the Russian ruble, said the head of the Council of Ministers LNR Gennady Tsepkalo.
"Today starts the recalculation of pensions in relation to the Russian ruble. Now recalculate the pensions and consolidate on an ongoing basis, "? stated Tsepkalo, reports RIA " Novosti ".
Tsepkalo said that before retirement in LNR began to pay in rubles, focusing on the amount of payments in Ukraine in the ratio 1: 2, now the same amount of pensions and social payments will be issued in Russian rubles without reference to Ukrainian hryvnia. Before this it was declared that the leadership of the Luhansk national Republic decided From 1st of September to make the Russian ruble the main foreign money LNR. According to the decree of the government of the LNR, " the payment of salaries of public sector employees, pensions and other social payments, appointed in Accordance With applicable law, shall be made in Russian rubles." It was furthermore argued that the allocation of salaries, pensions and other social payments, tariffs for housing and communal services and other payments whose size is Designated in hryvnias in need of normative legal acts will be carried out using the scaling factor From the Ukrainian hryvnia to the Russian ruble in the amount of 2, 0.