In his annual address to the Federal Assembly, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that a family with three children should become a standard in the country.
"Demographers say that opting for a second child is a potential choice in favor of a third. It is important that a family makes such a move," said the head of state.
Speaking about the program of the maternity capital, which expires in 2016, Putin said that one has to think what to do with it next.
A Russian family is entitled to maternity capital after the birth of a second child. Reportedly, the program can be continued after 2016. The main peculiarity of the maternity capital is the fact that parents can not receive the money to spend it as they want. The capital can be used for specific purposes only.
In recent years, genetics has become a cutting-edge science, not only in the professional field of biology, but also because of the enormous social reach of its discoveries and approaches. Not in vain, practically every day the press offers us the discovery of a new gene, a new hereditary determinant directly involved in the manifestation of diseases or physical characteristics.
On December 14, President Putin holds his annual Q&A session with Russian and foreign journalists. This conference is considered to be the beginning of his presidential campaign