Putin signs new law on monthly payments for babies born to low income families


January 6, 2018 – FRN – 

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Vesti – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on the introduction of monthly payments at the birth or adoption of the first and second child. 

The document is published on the official Internet portal of legal information. According to the new federal law “On monthly payments to families with children” for low-income families in Russia, a monthly cash benefit will be paid at the birth of the child. 

Payments are made to parents whose first or second child was born or adopted after January 1, 2018, and is a citizen of Russia. It is noted that the payments are made to families whose incomes are not more than 1.5 times the subsistence minimum.

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