Matvienko: reduce senators salaries by 10 percent remains in force

Matvienko: reduce senators salaries by 10 percent remains in force


According to the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, the extend of the reduction of salaries and in 2016 is the right solution.

MOSCOW, 9 Dec. The salaries of the members of the Council of the Federation and in 2016 will remain at 10 percent lower than in 2014, told reporters the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.

“Such decisions are made, we are rescheduling the reduction of salaries of senators and the following year by 10 percent,” she said.

According to Matvienko, it is the right decision “given the overall difficult situation”.