Since October 1, the monetary allowance of the Russian military and the salary of civilian personnel of the Russian Armed Forces have been increased by 4%. During 2022, military pensions increased by 19.5%. This was announced on Tuesday, November 1, by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu at a conference call.
Summing up the preliminary results on the expenditures of the country’s Ministry of Defense this year, Shoigu stressed that additional funds were allocated to increase the staff of military personnel and conduct partial mobilization. He noted that a balanced budget of the department will allow solving the tasks assigned to the RF Armed Forces, transmits RIA News.
“Financing of a special military operation has been secured, social obligations to personnel and military pensioners have been fulfilled, special projects have been implemented to restore the infrastructure of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics,” Shoigu listed.
According to him, 98% of contracts have already been concluded under the state defense order. There is time, until December 1, to conclude the remaining contracts, and then the work on contracting will be completed, the minister concluded.
Earlier it was reported that monetary allowances for the military increase 1.04 times. The increase affected not only the military, but also employees of the internal affairs bodies, the National Guard, the penitentiary system, bailiffs and customs officers, and firefighters.