Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine Andrii Reva says the government bill on pension reform is ready, but it must be harmonized with the International Monetary Fund before being submitted to the Verkhovna Rada.
Ukrainian Minister of Social Policy Andrii Reva believes the domestic pension system is heading for a large-scale disaster.
Over the past month, the attitude of Russian citizens to U.S. President Donald Trump and the United States in general has significantly deteriorated.
Ukraine is faced with the collapse of its pension system unless necessary measures are taken to deal with the situation.
The government of Ukraine was able to convince the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the absence of burning issue to raise the retirement age for Ukrainians up to 63.
The decision of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) to impose a recurring fee for gas delivery infrastructure exploitation is ill-considered.
The problem of trade between Ukraine and non-government controlled areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions should be solved by negotiations.
Member of Ukrainian parliament Semen Semenchenko involved in trade blockade of the temporarily occupied territory in eastern Ukraine disclosed actual coal reserves at the Sloviansk and Kramatorsk thermal power plants (TPPs).
The head of the Social Policy Ministry says the retirement age in Ukraine will not increase. However, a citizen must earn a certain term of service enough for retirement. The draft bill on the pension reform is ready.
Minister of Social Policy Andrii Reva says the International Monetary Fund insists on raising the retirement age in Ukraine.
In spring 2017, the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine plans to present a bill on pension reform to the Verkhovna Rada.
The final version of pension reform has not yet been developed. The Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine is considering various options and principles of reform. It will be possible to talk about the final version only after it is publicly discussed, considered by the Cabinet of Ministers, and submitted to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
Ukraine should return to unified rules of pension payments stipulating for their dependence on Pension Fund premiums paid by citizens.
The minimum wage of a teacher with the lowest occupational qualification will be 5,266 hryvnia ($202 monthly) starting from Jan. 1, 2017.