Putin signs decrees reducing wages of public servants, including president and prime minister, by 10 percent

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed several decrees reducing the wages of public servants, including the president and the prime minister, by 10 percent in the period between March 1 and December 31, the Kremlin press service has reported.

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed several decrees reducing the wages of public servants, including the president and the prime minister, by 10 percent in the period between March 1 and December 31, the Kremlin press service has reported.

The reduction also applies to monthly and quarterly bonuses, the Kremlin press service has reported.

The decrees in this period also reduce the wages of the prosecutor general, the head of the Investigative Committee, presidential administration and government administration officials, and also civil servants of the Audit Chamber administration by 10 percent, the Kremlin said in the report.

The decrees took effect on the day they were signed.

 

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