an Additional lump-sum payment to all pensioners for 15 thousand rubles, proposed by member of Public chamber of the Sultan by Hashavim for the fact that they survived the pandemic coronavirus, pledge neither to the Federal budget or the Pension Fund (PFR). The state has no money available for the implementation of such ideas, as if she didn’t look attractive. Given that in Russia there are more than 40 million pensioners, the government will have to find about 660 billion rubles to fulfill such requests. However, in 2020, the deficit of the FIU risks to be not less than one-fifth of this amount, therefore, need to Supplement the elderly will have to rely, rather, solely on their own strength.

the Issue of additional allocations to pensioners affected by a global pandemic coronavirus, should be made in a specific law, and its decision should be fixed at the government level. While this idea remains in the status of the initiative, noted the first Deputy head of the social Committee of the Federation Council Valery Ryazansky. Monthly pension is allocated 625-650 billion, more neither the state Treasury nor in the RPF simply can not afford.

Calling create “an additional mechanism of targeted assistance” seniors, hamzaj attention to the experience of another social group from the category of the most vulnerable groups of the population. According to the instructions of President Vladimir Putin, June 1, families with children 3 to 6 years received 10 thousand rubles as support in the period of the pandemic. Russians with children under the age were content with grants of 5 thousand rubles. At the end of the month, the head of the state promised re-payment. In the end, the total amount of funds allocated to families with children exceeded 555 billion. As for the one-time payment to elderly people, it has received only Muscovites — for 4 thousand roubles. During isolation, this measure has affected approximately 1.6 million people.

Who in Russia will suffer from coronaries, who is more deserving of assistance from the state — we can argue to infinity. But in the case of pensioners this question rests on the state reserves. The level of dependence of the Pension Fund from the Federal budget increased to its absolute maximum: today, 49% of the FIU receives funds from the state Treasury, said the Professor of Financial University under the government of the Russian Federation Alexander Safonov. In many ways the situation is that from 1 April to small and medium business was reduced overall rate of insurance contributions from 30% to 15% of salaries above the minimum wage. This automatically leads to a shortfall in income for the FIU, mandatory medical insurance Fund and social insurance Fund. The potential loss, which is evaluated at 300-400 billion rubles a year, we have to compensate from the budget. In addition, like the Safonov, certain categories of pensioners free of expensive antiviral drugs that also need to be considered in the calculation for the provision of additional appropriations.

the initiative of the representative of the Public chamber appears to be an attempt of self-promotion, says doctor of Economics Sergey Smirnov. According to him, in relation to pensioners (essentially the public sector), the authorities regularly carry out social obligations and the prices of medicines during a pandemic has increased slightly less than 15 thousand rubles offered to pay the elderly. Here is a logical targeted approach: for example, if someone does not have enough money to conduct paid transactions not covered by the insurance. In addition, Smirnov said, any project of this scale must be a clear economic and financial justification. “In the public space thrown a loud idea, and then think for yourself, what to do with it,” — said the expert.

by the Way, in the context of discussions on anti-crisis measures it is worth mentioning the bill to postpone debt payments to pensioners, signed on 20 July by President Vladimir Putin. This document allows the elderly Russians are deferred on loans in the range of 1 million roubles for the term up to two years (valid until July 1, 2022). However, according to experts, to take advantage of benefits want few — due to various restrictions prescribed in the project, and additional payments according to the debt of such privilege is in danger of being useless.