MOSCOW, April 14./ ITAR-TASS /. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to raise the reward to the President and Prime Minister of Russia 2.65 times. The document published on the official web portal of legal information.
The last time the allowance of the top officials was increased in 2012, when it amounted to 63 thousand roubles ($1752) per month for the head of state and 50.4 thousand roubles ($1401) per month for the Prime minister. An adjustment wage tops of the country is carried out regularly, from 2003 monetary reward to the president and the prime minister increased for the tenth time.
Russian President Vladimir Putin earned 3.672.208 roubles (approximately $103,060) in 2013 according to his tax declaration published by the Kremlin press service last week.
The president’s income dropped by 2 million 118 thousand roubles (approximately $ 59.441) from 5 million 790 thousand 823 roubles (approximately $162.519), which means 482.500 roubles a month or approximately $13.541, in 2012 to 3. 672. 208 roubles (approximately $103.060) in 2013.
Putin’s 2013 tax declaration did not contain information on his spouse for the first time following Putin’s official divorce with his wife Lyudmila last year. Her contribution to the family budget used to account for 121.374 roubles (approximately $ 3.406) in 2012.