The DPR authorities have paid pensions of 14 billion rubles

Donetsk, November 3. Since April 2015 the DPR authorities have paid residents of the state pensions worth more than 14 billion rubles. It was announced today by Galina Sagaydakova, the chairwoman of the Pension Fund of the Republic.

According to the Pension Fund, the payments in the Republic began on April 1, 2015, and the number of pensioners keeps growing with every passing month. "Seniors are returning. By early November, there are about 640 thousand pensioners," said the chairman of the Pension Fund.

In October 2015 the pension payments in the Donetsk People's Republic amounted to more than 2.3 billion rubles.

The Head of the DPR Alexander Zakharchenko signed the decree "On the appointment and payment of pensions on the territory of the People's Republic of Donetsk" on March 27.

DONi News Agency