The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved the decision to raise pensions for servicemen from January 1, OstroV’s correspondent reports.
"Today we will adopt the decision to raise pensions for servicemen, on average by $55. I also promised that this pension would be raised from January 1, 2018. I am fulfilling this promise, and all recalculations will be implemented from January 1, 2018. From today, the calculation of new pensions for servicemen will begin", - Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said at a government meeting on Wednesday.
At the same time, he noted that it is necessary to adopt a separate law, which will consolidate this increase "for decades to come".