According to the Minister of Defense, his department fulfills all obligations to personnel: this also applies to the indexation of the monetary allowance of military personnel and the remuneration of civilian personnel
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced the need to maintain the pace of deliveries of advanced weapons to the troops in 2022, taking into account the military operation in Ukraine, the Russian military department reports. It also published a video of Shoigu's speech.
“Taking into account the conduct of a special military operation this year, it is necessary to maintain the set pace for the supply of advanced weapons to the troops, including robotic systems, information support and electronic warfare, as well as, of course, as it has always been, logistics,” & mdash; said the head of the Ministry of Defense.
Following the meeting with the Ministry of Finance, Shoigu said that the advanced supply of weapons and equipment using credit funds continues. Priority is given to long-range precision weapons, aviation equipment and maintaining the combat readiness of strategic nuclear forces.
As the minister noted, the authorities manage to fulfill the state defense order in a planned manner and, despite the sanctions, the level of conclusion of state contracts is 85%. When fulfilling the tasks of the state defense order, it is necessary to determine what you need to pay special attention to, given that budget funding this year exceeded last year's 15%.
Shoigu added that the Ministry of Defense fully fulfills all social obligations to the personnel. We are talking about the indexation of the monetary allowance of military personnel, military pensioners and the remuneration of civilian personnel.
In addition, amendments to the law “On Veterans” were approved, according to which participants in the military operation in Ukraine are recognized as combat veterans, Shoigu reminded . “Support will also extend to relatives of this category of servicemen,” — he added.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on awarding the status of combat veterans to participants in the military operation in Ukraine.
The Law “On Veterans” supplemented with the provision: “Performance of tasks in the course of a special military operation in the territories of Ukraine, the Donetsk People's Republic and the Lugansk People's Republic: from February 24, 2022.”
The corresponding bill was submitted to parliament by senators and deputies from the Russia". The State Duma approved it on March 23 in three readings at once.
State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin explained that the new status would give participants in the special operation the right to receive various social support measures, including tax, transport, housing and land benefits, and also paying utility bills on special terms.
Earlier, participants in military operations in Afghanistan, Chechnya and Syria were considered veterans of hostilities in Russia.
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