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Russia spent 166.2 billion rubles on payments to the dead and wounded. “Paper”

Russia spent 166.2 billion rubles on payments to the families of the dead combatants in Ukraine, as well as those who were seriously injured, noticed telegram channel “We can explain”.

Where does this data come from. In early March, Putin signed a decree on payments to the families of the dead participants in the full-scale invasion of Ukraine in the amount of 12.4 million rubles, of which 9.4 million rubles come from the Reserve Fund, another 3 million rubles from the Sogaz insurance company. Those seriously injured are promised up to 3 million rubles.

Ministry of Finance introduced new budget item code for payments from the Reserve Fund – 03 4 08 3024F. According to the transcript, the money will be used to pay the dead employees of the National Guard and the Ministry of Defense.

The e-budget website published data on how much was paid to the dead military as of November 2, 2022. This amount is equal to 166.2 billion rubles. In July, Novaya Gazeta. Europe” wrotethat 113 billion rubles were allocated for the wounded and dead.

Details. If we take into account the ratio of the dead to the wounded of 1: 3, then the government could charge compensation for the death of about 5.3 thousand people and for the injury of up to 15.9 thousand wounded, the Paper calculated. “We can explain” claims that more than 15.8 thousand people could receive payments for the dead, almost 1.8 thousand for severe injuries.

Big Picture. The Ministry of Defense reported the losses of the Russian army twice: on March 2 and 25. Then the department called the numbers in 498 and 1351 human. On September 21, after Putin announced a “partial” mobilization, Sergei Shoigu announced that the army’s losses were 5937 man killed.

Mediazona, BBC Russian Service and a team of volunteers lead list of losses of the Russian army. According to the latest data, 8,294 Russian soldiers and officers have died in Ukraine since the beginning of the full-scale invasion.

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