“We are talking about a lump sum payment to pensioners.

I would like to draw your attention to the fact that among the recipients of this payment there are also people with disabilities, this is 11.1 million people, ”the Prime agency quotes Batalina.

According to her, “including all the families that bring up disabled children, we still have 721,000 children with disabilities”.

On August 24, Russian leader Vladimir Putin signed a decree "On a one-time cash payment to certain categories of citizens receiving a pension."

As explained in the Pension Fund, the payment will be made by the Pension Fund in September 2021 without a request.

It was also reported that a payment of 10 thousand rubles by the end of next week will be received by 30.7 million pensioners, another 12.7 million will begin to receive it from September 3.