“Who cares?”: Politician Zhirinovsky offered to resettle pensioners to the Far North
So the politician intends to prevent a reduction of the population in cities.
LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky has proposed to restore the population of the Russian Far North: he proposed to relocate senior citizens.
According to Zhirinovsky, who was quoted by FlashNord, currently, there are many empty cities in Russia, in particular, in unfavorable climatic conditions, for example, Magadan and Murmansk are located. Among these settlements the politician called company towns.
He offered to move pensioners living in bad conditions there: "Who prevents to offer help with the move?” - the LDPR leader asks.
"What is the difference for him (the pensioner - ed.) where he is - most importantly - a separate apartment, shops. All this is there," said the Deputy, adding that senior citizens do not work, and therefore, "is not very pegged to the area."
Recall that at the moment the Government is implementing a program in the Far East, free allocating per hectare to secure the people in this area. In addition, various experts have repeatedly expressed proposals for organizing special cities with a high quality of social services for seniors. Free apartments in major cities could be used by people of active working age.