the Russian Government as anti-crisis measures discusses the easing of conditions for early retirement. A proposal in the working version is contained in the plan to rebuild the economy of the country, which the Ministry submitted to the Cabinet.

As noted, until the end of 2020 on a holiday will be able to escape the Russians, who have to wait until retirement in about three years. This measure will support employment and labour market suggested by the Agency. The Ministry also intends to increase the minimum size of the unemployment benefit up to 4.5 thousand rubles for three months, starting in may 2020 (currently it is 1.5 thousand rubles). At the same time the authorities are going to equate the amount of payments for individual entrepreneurs, were forced to cease operation after March 1, to the minimum wage (12,1 thousand).

According to information of Ministry of economic development, the final version of the national plan of action on the normalization of business life, restoration of employment, income of Russians, and economic growth will be developed by may 25. According to a source familiar with the text, it regularly changes, and the final version may differ from the working version.

under current law, early retirement is available to citizens who find themselves without a job two years before retirement age, insurance period which is 20 years for women and 25 for men. Another condition for this option is to confirm the employment service, that these people are not able to get a new job.

on Tuesday the Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin during a meeting with President Vladimir Putin stated that the government will soon finalize the drafting of documents, ensuring the implementation of the next measures to support the population and business, as well as the national plan for economic recovery. The head of the Cabinet stressed that active work on behalf of the Russian leader to submit by June 1 a national plan of action aimed at normalization of business life in Russia, the recovery of employment and incomes and structural changes in the economy.

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