Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree «On measures to improve the material situation of certain categories of veterans of the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945 living in the state of Israel.» The document is published on the Internet for legal information of the Russian Federation.
In the Preface to the presidential decree States that it was passed in order to «give tribute to the veterans of the great Patriotic war.»
Cash payments in the amount of 500 to 1,000 rubles (about 30 and 60 shekels) will receive the participants of guerrilla groups, prisoners of concentration camps, employees of military enterprises, military correspondents of the media, the widow of the military, and awarded by a sign «Inhabitant of blockade Leningrad». Benefits will be calculated depending on the category of citizens.
Benefits living in Israel, veterans will receive from 1 January 2018. But the government is yet within the next month to determine the source of funds and order payments.