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General News    H3'ed 5/15/18

Russian MPs draft bill ordering 10-fold decrease of own salaries -- RT Russian Politics News

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Lawmakers from leftist opposition party Fair Russia have proposed setting salaries of State Duma deputies level with the national average, which in practice would mean a decrease from 350,000 to about 35,000 rubles per month.

The draft was prepared by the leader of the party Sergey Mironov and MP Oleg Nilov. In a note attached to the bill they wrote that fixing the salaries of federal lawmakers on the level of nationwide average would stimulate them to work on boosting the country’s economy and increasing the incomes of ordinary citizens.

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