A draft federal law "On Amendments to Article 1 of the Federal Law" On the Minimum Wage " is to be introduced to the State Duma.

According to the website of the Crimean government, the draft law proposes to set the minimum wage in the amount of RUB 6204 per month that is to increase by 4% as of Jan.1, 2016.

The document was drawn up in accordance with Section 421 of the Labor Code of the Russian Federation in the framework of the phased bringing the minimum wage to the subsistence level of the working population, according to the requirements of Section 133 of the Code.