Not A Lot, But Russia Raised Social Pensions by 10%…

Russia has raised social pensions in Russia by 10% as of today (April/01/2011).  They will now be reconfigured  once a year in Russia, rather than every two years, as it was in the past. The amendment to the pension law was approved by Russia’s parliament and signed into law by the Russian President on the 29th of March, 2011. Some more than 4 million Russians are entitled to social pensions…

Rough figures that vary where you live in Russia: The average social pension in Russia by the end of 2009 was 4,176 robules. The labor pension in Russia was increase by around 1,113 roubles to 5,749 roubles during 2010, and the average old-age pension in Russia will be expected to reach 6,091 roubles by 2011…

That equates into around $200 per month to survive on, in Russia…

That may not seem like much but when I came to Russia 5 years ago they were getting about $100 per month so it is better…

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