In the villages of Travneve and Hladosove, which were returned under Ukrainian control at the end of November last year, the payment of pensions was fully restored. This was reported by the head of Donetsk military and civil administration Pavlo Zhebrivsky in Facebook.
"People received all the accumulated pensions debts before the new year. Further payment of pensions to them is carried out on a regular basis," Zhebrivsky said, referring to the regional department head of the Pension Fund Natalia Rad.
According to the information of the Chief Department of the Pension Fund in Donetsk region, 15 retirees receive Ukrainian pension in Hladosove, and 45 - in Travneve.
As it was reported earlier the next stage of raising pensions for disabled people is expected from December 1, 2018. Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko added that the pension reform will be modernized, accordingly, pensions will grow.
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko signed bills on pension reform.
As you know, the main point is the law "On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine Regarding Increasing Pensions", which introduces pension reform.
The Verkhovna Rada approved the pension reform on October 3. In favor of it voted 288 people's deputies. According to this document, about 9 million pensioners will receive an increased pension from October (at least to UAH 1,452). In addition, the reform provides a number of other changes in the pension system of Ukraine.