Date: 8 months ago   Category: Society

The Federation Council has approved pension reform

The law on changes in the pension system of Russia is adopted by most of senators of the Federation Council. Vote has taken place on October 3 at the plenary session of the Federation Council. 149 senators have voted for adoption of law. Reform was opposed by five officials, three have refrained. The law assumes raising the retirement age: for men – from 60 to 65 years, for women – from 55 to 60 years. Increase in a retirement age will gradually happen: every year for 12 months. The law enters a new concept of pre-retirement age. It is the five-year period "before the age granting the right for the insurance old-age pension including appointed ahead of schedule", TASS reports. Photo: Google.Images to Share: vote law pension reform Federation Council