The speaker: the retirement age should be increased to 63 years old

The speaker: the retirement age should be increased to 63 years old


According to the Minister of economic development Alexei speaker, the retirement age should be increased to 63 years for both men and women.

MOSCOW, 19 Oct. The Minister of economic development Alexey Ulukaev in the program “Posner” on channel one said that the retirement age in Russia should be increased to 63 years for both men and women.

“I call this figure. My opinion is — 63 years for retired men and women. I don’t want it, but nowhere to go “, — said Alexei Ulyukayev in response to a question about possible increase of pension age.

In early October the Minister of labour Maxim Topilin said that from 1 January 2016 will occur on a phased increase in the retirement age. Be the first increase for six months, and then increasing by the year. Currently the retirement age for women is 55 years and for men 60.