In preparation for the implementation of the agreement, the Ministry of immigrant absorption has listed «bituah Leumi» 2.5 million shekels to improve the quality of service to applicants of Russian pensions. These funds should go to extension staff and to assist seniors in obtaining and sending documents.
The press service of the Ministry of immigrant absorption announced that the Russian authorities have already provided the Institute of national insurance («bituah Leumi») all forms and documents needed for fill repatriated from the territory of the Russian Federation until February 1992 and had to renounce Russian citizenship pensioners.
Payments will be made in the framework of the agreement signed by the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin in June 2016. The contract payments will come into force from 1 October 2017.
It should be noted that already now it is possible to contact the archives of the Russian Federation, for obtaining the necessary documents about work experience and wages. The request must be done independently according to the e-mail addresses of archives of the Russian Federation: email@example.com
Special departments «bituah Leumi» will also accept documents from immigrants, and send them to Russia. The payment of the Russian pensions will be implemented through the «Leumi» and monthly transferred on Bank accounts of pensioners.
Minister of immigrant absorption Sofa Landwehr expressed confidence that the Agreement on cooperation in the field of social welfare achieved with the Russian Federation, will be a kind of «catalyst» for other countries such as: Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Lithuania etc., which in the past three years, representatives of Yisrael Beiteinu also negotiated.
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