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30 January 2017, 18:09

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LPR Pension Fund allocated 32,000 pension payments in 2016, overall 443,000 pensions paid

LPR Pension Fund allocated allowances to more than 32 thousand recipients in 2016, said the organization.

"In 2016 LPR Pension Fund allocated allowances to more than 32 thousand recipients; re-calculations were made for 26 thousand pensioners with respect to their insurance record accumulated after the allocation of pension or to their larger salary," said the Fund deputy chairwoman Natalia Elnikova.  

"Over seven thousand residents started receiving pensions in accordance with the Temporary order of applications for registration in pensions register and payments receive for those permanently residing in the Republic."

Elnikova emphasized the number of pension recipients is continuously growing.

"As of January 1, 2017 monthly pensions are paid to 443 thousand pensioners."

Earlier LPR Pension Fund Chairwoman Tatiana Vasilieva said that since the beginning of 2016 over 23 thousand women-pensioners successfully applied for allowances upon reaching 55 years of age.  

LuganskMediaCentre — 30 January — Lugansk