Source Pravda.Ru

President Speaks In Favour Of Higher Military Wages

Vladimir Putin has announced that military servicemen should receive higher wages than civil servants. While appearing on live television, the president said that servicemen should receive "25-30%" more than state servants. The head of state reminded viewers that from January 1st that bonus pay for service in special conditions would be raised by an extra 20% (currently it's 50% and will be 70%). Moreover, so-called "commander" wages, which concern the middle chain of command, will be increased by 10-15%.