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KIEV, August 30. /TASS/. Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada, the national parliament, is to receive soon a bill on improving the social standards of living for twelve million Ukrainians, Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said here on Sunday.
"A bill that envisions an overhaul of social standards practically for twelve million Ukrainians will be submitted to parliament," he said. "In part, teachers and physicians will get supplements to their salaries in the amount of $14 to $28.
In coordination with President Pyotr Poroshenko the cabinet took a decision on upgrading the standards.
"The law in effect now envisioned an increase of the minimum wage and the minimum subsistence level as of December 1 and we made efforts to tap a financial resource for raising he minimum wage and the subsistence level and, consequently, the wages for Ukrainian citizens already as of September 1," Yatsenyuk said. "We've already made a decision on it."
He indicated the government would need an extra $476 million for the purpose. "And we did find the money," he said.