Donetsk, Dec 28 - DAN. Pensions in the Donetsk People’s Republic will increase by 20 percent from January 1, 2022, according to the decree signed by DPR Head Denis Pushilin on Tuesday.

“I hereby order to increase the sum of retirement benefits by 20 percent starting January 1, 2022,” the DPR leader’s Decree No 416 said.

The minimum monthly pension (that includes supplements and increases, except the supplements for holders of the Honorary Donor of the Donetsk People’s Republic status) and the survivor’s pension for each unemployable familty member will amount to 7,884.86 rubles.

The DPR head also issued decree No 414 which increased the sum of a range of welfare benefits.

Decrees No 414 and 416 were signed on Tuesday and will come into force on January 1, 2022.*jk