The Governor of the Arkhangelsk region has reduced his salary by 30%


Chairman of the Arkhangelsk regional meeting of deputies Viktor Novozhilov also took the decision to reduce their salaries by 30% from 1 December 2015.

ARKHANGELSK, 11 Dec. Governor of Arkhangelsk region Igor Orlov has signed the order about reduction of their wages by 30% from 1 December 2015 to 31 December 2016, reported the press service of the regional government.

“I think this step is absolutely logical in the current economic conditions,” resulted in a press-service of the word Orlova.

Chairman of the Arkhangelsk regional meeting of deputies Viktor Novozhilov also took the decision to reduce their salaries by 30% from 1 December 2015, added the press service.

In February 2015, the Russian President signed a decree on the reduction of salaries himself and the Prime Minister, and also the persons equated to them for wages in accordance with Federal laws. Salaries were also reduced to the public Prosecutor and the Chairman of the Investigative Committee. In accordance with the presidential decree issued on 2 December on the official portal of legal information, the reduction of the salaries of the President, Prime Minister and other senior officials of the Russian Federation will last another year, until 31 December 2016. As reported to journalists by the speaker of the lower house of Parliament Sergei Naryshkin, the state Duma in 2016, will also continue to draw a reduced salary.

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