September 05, 2022

Reimbursing the Evicted


Reimbursing the Evicted
Ukrainians fleeing the war at the Ukrainian-Moldova border. Flicker, UN Women

President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree that gives refugees from Ukraine (Luhansk and Donetsk specifically) monthly and one-time payments.

The decree, signed on August 27, will cover refugees who have recently arrived in Russia and any who have entered the country since the start of the war back in February. The monthly payments will also be backdated to July 1 and will continue until the last day of the year.

The elderly and persons who are disabled will receive monthly payments amounting to $166. Pregnant women are also entitled to a one-time payment for a similar amount.

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