Disinfo: Ukraine has warned citizens about the reduction of pensions


The Ukrainian government has warned its citizens about the expected reduction in pension coverage. This was reported by Deputy Minister of Social Policy Nataliia Nenyuchenko.


Unfounded claims presented without any evidence. Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative about reforms in Ukraine. Deputy Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine Nataliia Nenyuchenko did not say anything about pension reductions in Ukraine. According to the information that was published on the official website of the Ministry of Social Policy, the Deputy Minister noticed that the level of pension for future retirees will not be enough. However, it does not mean that pensions will be reduced. To prevent this, the Ministry of Social Policy has developed a special concept "to create conditions for elderly people to ensure active life and modern, skilled care and decent facilities". According to the state budget of Ukraine in 2020, the minimum pension will increase. From January 1 to June 30 the minimum pension will be 1638 hryvnias, while from July 1 to October 30 the amount will be 1712 hryvnias. From December 1 to December 31 2020, the minimum pension will reach 1769 hryvnias. See the previous disinformation case alleging that Ukraine will have to cancel pensions and privatise land.


  • Reported in: Issue 187
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 21/02/2020
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: economy, Economic difficulties
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