Former head of the Russian government, Dmitry Medvedev, in his new post of deputy chairman of the Security Council will receive 618 713 rubles a month. Appropriate decree signed by President Vladimir Putin, the document is published on the official portal of legal information.
As follows from the document, the decree entered into force on January 16 of this year, i.e. since the introduction of the post of Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation and the appointment of former Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to this position. The corresponding decree was then also signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Today, January 30, the Federation Council approved the law establishing the post of Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, which is one of the permanent members of the Security Council.
According to the Russian media, Dmitry Medvedev, as a former president, has the right to monthly maintenance (life-time), which is 75% of the president’s salary. However, it is not paid if the former president is a civil servant.
Recall that Dmitry Medvedev announced the resignation of the Russian government on January 15, immediately after Putin’s message to the Federal Assembly. Already on January 16, the Russian president introduced a new post of deputy chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, to which he appointed the former prime minister. The chairman of the Russian Security Council is the current president.