75,495 veterans of the Great Patriotic War live in Russia. This is stated on the website of the Ministry of Labor.
Also, 96,323 people were awarded the sign "On the resident of the besieged Leningrad". In addition, 103,715 Russians are former juvenile prisoners of fascism, 144 people are former adult fascist prisoners.
According to the Ministry of Labor, 240,352 people are widows of handicapped and war veterans, and domestic workers in Russia are 762,626 people.
The data are given according to the pension fund from 1 April 2019.
On May 1, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill to increase veterans' pensions to the Great Patriotic War. Thanks to innovations, retirement veterans will be able to increase by about 9.5 thousand rubles. For these purposes, the government will allocate about 1.4 billion rubles a year.