Groisman: in Order to obtain the pension, the Ukrainians in the occupied territories have to pay a PFC

Ukrainians, who live and work in the temporarily occupied territories, for retirement needs to pay contributions to the Pension Fund of Ukraine (PFCs). This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman.

“We are talking about the insurance experience of people who have worked and are working in Ukraine and pay contributions to the Pension Fund of Ukraine. So people, no matter where he worked, if he will pay contributions to the pension Fund, there is no question in order to then qualify for a pension,” said Groysman, answering how pension reform will affect people who live and work in the occupied territories according to the Russian documents.

He also noted that Crimea is Ukraine, and the contributions payable to the pension Fund of Ukraine.

Thus on specifying question that the Ukrainians in Crimea are forced to work in another country, the Premier said: “I think I gave the answer to the question”.

We will remind that on may 17 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the draft law on the reform of the pension system. The bill provides for a change of insurance and the preservation of the age of retirement.