According to him, this decision will increase payments for 35 million non-working pensioners.

“This is an average of 1,760 rubles - an increase in pension, its average size will reach 19,360 (rubles. -

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)”, RIA Novosti quotes Putin’s statement at a meeting of the Presidium of the State Council on Social Issues.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to increase the amount of pensions for non-working pensioners by 10% from June 1.

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