In an interview with the Prime agency, the lawyer recalled that a “difficult life situation” is a circumstance that leads to a deterioration in the life of a citizen and the consequences of which he cannot overcome on his own.
Government assistance includes both cash transfers and in-kind assistance such as fuel, clothing and food.
Citizens of several categories can apply for such assistance.
“Poor families, low-income citizens living alone and other categories who, for reasons beyond their control, have an average per capita income below the subsistence level established in the corresponding subject of Russia,” the expert noted.
In addition, according to Starozhiltseva, there is a social contract for vulnerable categories of citizens.
Earlier, the 360 TV channel reported that in the Moscow Region, large families and families with a low income received payments by September 1.
They began to list on August 10.