On Amendments And Additions To The Federal Act "on Veterans"

Original Language Title: О внесении изменений и дополнений в Федеральный закон "О ветеранах"

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on amendments and additions to the Federal Act "on Veterans" adopted by the State Duma November 17, 1999 the year approved by the Federation Council of the year December 23, 1999 (as amended by the federal laws on 24.07.2009 N 213-FZ;
from 02.07.2013 N 185-FZ), Article 1. Make changes and additions to the Federal law of January 12, 1995, N 5-ФЗ "about veterans" (collection of laws of the Russian Federation, 1995, no. 3, art. 168; 1998, N 47, art. 5703, 5704), read as follows: "FEDERAL LAW on Veterans of this federal law establishes legal guarantees for the social protection of veterans in the Russian Federation in order to create conditions that ensure them a decent life, active, honor and respect in society.
Chapter i. General provisions article 1. Category merit veterans to protect the fatherland, impeccable military service, other public service and prolonged labor in good faith establishes the following categories of Veterans: Veterans of the great patriotic war, veterans of the fighting in the territory of the USSR and the territories of other States (hereinafter referred to as the Veterans of hostilities), veterans of military service, veterans, veterans of public service employment.
Article 2. Veterans of the Great Patriotic War 1. Veterans of the great patriotic war are those who took part in the fighting for the fatherland or protection of military units of the army in combat areas; persons, who have recruited or worked in the rear during the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945 (hereinafter referred to as the period of the great patriotic war) not less than six months, excluding the period of work in the temporarily occupied territories of the USSR, or awarded orders or medals of the USSR for self-denying work and service during the great patriotic war.
To veterans of the great patriotic war are: 1) the participants of the Great Patriotic War: a) troops, including retired to the reserve (retired), held military service (including the wards of military units and Jung) either temporarily stationed in military units, staffs and institutions, were part of the army during the civil war, the period of the great patriotic war or other military operations to protect the homeland, as well as partisans and members of underground organizations operating during the civil war, or the period of the great patriotic war in the temporarily occupied territories of the USSR;
b) servicemen, including retired to the reserve (retired), ordinary and commanding structure of bodies of Internal Affairs and State security organs, held during the great patriotic war service in cities, participate in the defense of which count towards seniority for pension on favourable conditions established for military parts army;
in) faces civilian army and Navy troops and internal affairs bodies, State security organs, held during the great patriotic war posts in military units, staffs and institutions, were part of the army, or were in the cities in this period, participation in the defense of which count towards seniority for pension on favourable conditions established for military parts army;
g) intelligence, counter-intelligence, executed during the great patriotic war special tasks in the military units of the army, in the rear of the enemy or in the territories of other States;
d) workers and military installations, commissariats, agencies transferred during the great patriotic war, to the situation of persons who are in the ranks of the Red Army, and performing tasks for army and Navy within the boundaries of the existing rear fronts or operating zones existing fleets, as well as representatives of agencies and organizations (including agencies and organizations of culture and art), correspondents for major newspapers, magazines, TASS , The Soviet Information Bureau and radio, cinematographers Central Studio of documentary films (newsreel), seconded during the great patriotic war in active duty;
e) servicemen, including retired to the reserve (retired), ordinary and commanding structure of bodies of Internal Affairs and State security organs, fighters and fighter command of the battalions, platoons and detachments protecting people who participated in combat operations against the enemy and desantami fighting together with military units formed in the composition of the army, during the great patriotic war, as well as taking part in combat operations to eliminate nationalistic underground in the territories of Ukraine , Belorussia, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia in the period January 1, 1944 year on December 31, 1951 onwards. Persons who participated in combat operations in units not trawling of the existing fleet, during the great patriotic war, as well as the involved organizations of the USSR Osoaviakhima and local authorities for demining territories and objects, collecting ammunition and military equipment during the period from February 1, 1944 year on May 9, 1945 years;

f) individuals participating in hostilities against Nazi Germany and its allies consisting of guerrilla groups, clandestine groups and other anti-Fascist forces during the great patriotic war on the territory of other States;
w) servicemen, including dismissed reserve (retired), held in military units, institutions, military colleges, not members of the army, in the period from June 22, 1941 year on September 3, 1945 year of at least six months; servicemen awarded medals or medals of the USSR for service within the specified period;
2) persons who worked on anti-aircraft sites, local air defence, the construction of fortifications, naval bases, airfields and other military installations within the boundaries of the existing rear fronts operating existing fleets zones on frontline areas and railways; ships ' crews transport fleet, interned at the beginning of the great patriotic war in the ports of other States;
3) persons who worked at enterprises, institutions and organizations of the city of Leningrad during the siege of September 8, 1941 year on year January 27, 1944 and awarded a medal "for the defense of Leningrad"; individuals awarded an "Inhabitant blocking Leningrad";
4) persons who have served in the rear during the period from June 22, 1941 year on May 9, 1945 year of at least six months, excluding the period of work in the temporarily occupied territories of the USSR; persons awarded orders or medals of the USSR for self-denying work during the great patriotic war.
2. list of military units, staffs and institutions, were part of the army during the great patriotic war, defined by the Government of the Russian Federation. List of cities, participate in the defense of which count towards seniority for pension on favourable conditions established for military parts army, determined by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
3. The procedure and conditions for inclusion of other persons to veterans of the great patriotic war are determined by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Article 3. Veterans of fighting 1. To veterans of the fighting are: 1) the military, including retired to the reserve (retired), persons performing military duties, a person of ordinary and commanding structure of bodies of Internal Affairs and State security organs, employees of these bodies, workers of the USSR Ministry of defence and the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation, to the other States by the public authorities of the USSR, the State authorities of the Russian Federation and took part in the fighting in the line of duty in those States;
2) soldiers, including a retired to the reserve (retired), ordinary and commanding structure of bodies of Internal Affairs and State security organs, individuals involved in transactions with the Government combat missions for demining territories and objects on the territory of the USSR and the territories of other States in the period from May 10, 1945 year on December 31, 1951 onwards, including mine warfare operations during the period from May 10, 1945 year on December 31, 1957 onwards;
3), motor battalions to Afghanistan during the period of reference there fighting for cargo delivery;
4) crew soldiers who carried out from the territory of the USSR on departures in Afghanistan combat missions during the fighting;
5) individuals (including members of the flight of civil aircraft crews performing flights in Afghanistan during the period of reference there hostilities), impossible to use military units of the armed forces of the USSR and Russian Federation armed forces stationed on the territories of other States during the period of reference there fighting received in connection with these injuries, bruises or injuries or awarded orders or medals of the USSR or Russian Federation for participation in ensuring these hostilities;
6) persons travelling to work in Afghanistan from December 1979 to Dec 1989 year spent fixed when a term or secondment prematurely for legitimate reasons.
2. The procedure and conditions for inclusion of other persons to veterans of the fighting, the extent of their rights and privileges determines the Government of the Russian Federation following the expiration of six months from the beginning of the citizens of the Russian Federation's participation in hostilities in the territories of other States and not later than one month from the date of their termination.
3. a list of States, cities, territories and periods of warfare with participation of citizens of the Russian Federation is reproduced in the annex to the present Federal law. Changes to the list shall be amended by the Federal law.
Article 4. Great Patriotic war invalids and disabled fighting for invalids of the great patriotic war and hostilities (hereinafter referred to as war invalids) include:

1) servicemen, including dismissed reserve (retired), held military service (including the wards of military units and Jung) either temporarily stationed in military units, staffs and institutions, were part of the army, partisans, members of underground organizations that operated during the civil war, or the period of the great patriotic war in the temporarily occupied territories of the USSR, the workers and employees working in war zones, disabled due to injuries , blunt trauma, injury or illness received during the civil war, or the period of the great patriotic war in the areas of fighting and equal pensions to members of the military units of the army;
2) soldiers, disabled due to injuries, contusions, injury or disease produced by defending the motherland or the performance of the duties of military service at the front in war zones in the periods referred to in this federal law;
3) faces of ordinary and commanding structure of bodies of Internal Affairs and State security organs, disabled due to injuries, bruises, injuries or diseases received while on duty in combat areas;
4) servicemen, persons of ordinary and commanding structure of bodies of Internal Affairs and State security organs, fighters and fighter command of the battalions, platoons and detachments protecting people disabled due to injury, shock, injury or illness received while performing combat missions during the period from June 22, 1941 year on December 31, 1951 onwards, as well as in demining territories and objects on the territory of the USSR and the territories of other States operations including mine warfare in the period from June 22, 1941 year on December 31, 1957 year in accordance with the decisions of the Government of the USSR;
5) persons involved organizations of the USSR Osoaviakhima and local authorities to collect ammunition and military equipment, demining territories and objects from February 1944 to Dec 1951 year and disabled due to injuries, bruises or injuries received in that period;
6) persons, companies operating military units of the armed forces of the USSR and Russian Federation armed forces stationed on the territories of other States, and disabled as a result of wounds, blunt trauma, injury or disease, received during the period of reference in these States fighting.
Article 5. Veterans of military service 1. Veterans of military service are members of the armed forces of the USSR, the armed forces of the Russian Federation, other troops, military formations and organs in which the legislation of the Russian Federation provides for military service, of the United armed forces of the States members of the Commonwealth of independent States, created in accordance with the Charter of the Commonwealth of independent States awarded orders or medals or honorary titles awarded by the USSR or the Russian Federation or awarded departmental awards, provided the total length of military service these soldiers is 20 years or more, as well as military personnel, disabled due to injuries, contusions, injury or disease related to the performance of duty. These requirements apply to military personnel discharged from military service in the reserve (retired).
2. the persons referred to in this article, set the title "veteran of military service".
3. The procedure and conditions for the attribution of the title "veteran of military service" shall be determined by the President of the Russian Federation.
Article 6. Veterans of government service 1. Veterans of public service are persons including retired from public service in the reserve (retired), awarded with the orders or medals or honorary titles awarded by the USSR or the Russian Federation or awarded departmental insignia and having the experience or seniority required for appointment of old-age pensions, seniority or other types of pension, annuity for a job (service) in public positions of the Russian Federation , public positions in the federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, other State bodies, formed in accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, bodies of local self-government, other bodies (organizations), which will be counted in the length of public service in accordance with the law, as well as persons disabled as a result of wounds, blunt trauma, injury or disease related to the performance of public service obligations.
2. the persons referred to in this article, set the title "Veteran public service".
3. The procedure and conditions for the attribution of the title "Veteran public service" shall be determined by the President of the Russian Federation.
Article 7. Labor Veterans

1. Labour Veterans are awarded orders or medals or honorary titles awarded by the USSR or the Russian Federation or awarded departmental insignia and having seniority required for old-age pension or seniority; persons who began his career in the minors in the period of the great patriotic war and having work experience not less than 40 years for men and 35 for women.
2. the persons referred to in this article, set the title "labour veteran".
3. The procedure and conditions for the attribution of the title "labour veteran" shall be determined by the President of the Russian Federation.
Article 8. State policy in respect of public policies for Veterans Veterans includes: 1) establishing adequate structures for veterans in State authorities;
2) the establishment and execution of the target State and local programs for the social protection of veterans to ensure the realization of the rights and benefits established by this federal law and other normative legal acts for veterans and members of their families;
3) allocation from the federal budget, the budgets of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and local budgets of the funds needed to implement the programmes referred to in this article;
4) propaganda through the media of the importance of good military service and work values of State Awards for his work.
Article 9. The institutional framework for the implementation of the functions of the organs of State power of Veterans Affairs 1. The implementation of State policy in respect of the Veterans of the federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government.
2. the structure and functions of the executive bodies of Veterans Affairs shall be determined by the President of the Russian Federation on the proposal of the Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 10. Financing of measures for social protection of Veterans of the 1. The cost of the rights and privileges established for Veterans of this federal law, shall be reimbursed at the expense of the federal budget and the budgets of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation: 1) federal budget funds are reimbursed for travel: a) for rail, air, water or intercity road transport interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic routes;
b) receipt from credit institutions a one-time soft loans for the purchase of (building) apartments, houses, garden houses, landscaping gardens, organizing part-time or farm;
in payment of the apartment phone setup) and a monthly fee for the use of them;
g) sanatorium-and-spa treatment (payment vouchers);
d) ensuring vehicles or transport services instead of receiving the vehicle (monetary compensation);
(e)) the provision of prosthetic and orthopaedic appliances;
2) at the expense of the budgets of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation shall be reimbursed the costs of: (a)), housing in homes regardless of the type of housing: b) communal services, radio and television collective antenna, acquisition and delivery of fuel to Veterans living in homes without central heating, regardless of the type of housing;
in) travel on the railway and water transport, commuter services on all kinds of urban passenger transport (except taxis), road transport (except taxis) commuter and intercity routes (intradistrict, intraregional, vnutrikraevyh, domestic, or in their absence, interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic);
g) providing residential accommodation in houses of State and municipal housing funds;
d) manufacture and repair of dentures (except for the cost the cost of precious metals and porcelain fused to metal) in State or municipal health institutions of the place of residence;
(e) provision of drugs);
f) undepartmental fees;
w) payment of monetary compensation for gasoline, repairs and maintenance of vehicles and spare parts;
and) monetary compensation in lieu of vouchers to sanatorium organization.
2. the procedure for reimbursement of expenses referred to in this article, it is submitted, respectively, by the Government of the Russian Federation and the bodies of the Executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. Expenses of bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, bodies of local self government, related to the provision of benefits to veterans are included in calculations of the federal budget and the budgets of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and have a purpose.
3. the procedure for reimbursement to other rights and benefits established by this federal law, including free medical assistance in health care, which is financed from the budgets of the relevant levels and funds of compulsory medical insurance is determined by the Government of the Russian Federation.

4. additional funding for established by this federal law, measures for social protection of veterans can be obtained from any sources not prohibited by the law.
Article 11. The legislation of the Russian Federation on 1 veterans. The legislation of the Russian Federation about veterans consists of this federal law, other federal laws and other regulatory legal acts.
2. If an international treaty of the Russian Federation stipulates other rules than those stipulated by this federal law, the rules of the international treaty shall apply.
3. Rights and benefits, as well as other measures for social protection of veterans and members of their families, previously established by the legislation of the USSR and the Russian Federation legislation, cannot be undone without equivalent replacement.
4. federal laws and other regulatory legal acts, laws and other normative legal acts of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, restricting the rights and benefits provided to veterans of this federal law, shall be null and void.
5. The legislature of the Russian Federation and legislative bodies of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, the executive authorities of the Russian Federation and the organs of executive power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, local self-government bodies, enterprises, institutions and organizations are entitled to within the limits of its competence and available means to decide on additional measures for social protection of veterans, not provided for in this federal law.
Article 12. The scope of this federal law this federal law applies to citizens of the Russian Federation, as well as permanently resident in the territory of the Russian Federation, foreign citizens and stateless persons in categories of veterans, referred to in articles 2-4 of this federal law. The rights and benefits of foreign citizens and stateless persons in categories of veterans, referred to in articles 2-4 of this federal law, have temporarily residing or temporarily staying on the territory of the Russian Federation are determined by international treaties of the Russian Federation.
Chapter II. SOCIAL PROTECTION of VETERANS of Article 13. The content of the social protection of Veterans of the 1. Social protection of veterans includes the implementation of a system of measures aimed at creating conditions conducive to economic and moral well-being of the veterans, giving them additional rights and guaranteeing benefits for Veterans: 1) pensions, taxation, payment of benefits, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
2) receipt, purchase, construction, and maintenance of premises;
3) paying for municipal services and commercial services;
4) medical, prosthetic and orthopedic services, sanatorium-resort treatment, providing medicines and medical products;
5) ensure vehicles and travel;
6) employment, education, training and working conditions;
7) use of the services of the agencies of communication, entertainment and sports establishments;
8) receipt of services, social service agencies, social and legal assistance.
2. Measures for social protection of veterans are determined by articles 14-23 hereof. In the presence of grounds at the same time veterans may be eligible for benefits under several articles of this federal law, as well as to benefits established by other federal laws and other regulatory legal acts.
3. If the veteran the right to receive the same benefits on several grounds allowance is available on one ground for choosing veteran, except as required by law.
Article 14. Measures for the social protection of invalids of war 1. Disabled veterans enjoy the following rights and privileges: 1) pensions and benefits taxable in accordance with the law;
2) receipt from credit institutions a one-time soft loans for the purchase of (building) apartments, houses, garden houses, landscaping garden plots in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
3) priority getting local building materials for housing, leave the wood on the vine for construction of residential houses on conditions determined by the local self-government bodies;
4) priority (extraordinary for war invalids of Group I) provision of free premises in State-owned and municipal housing stock in need of better housing conditions;
5) extraordinary free installation of residential phone;
6) provision of dwellings to invalids of war in case of eviction from their office premises;
7) advantage when entering into housing, housing and construction, garage cooperatives, gardening, ogorodnicheskie and non-profit association of citizens, free land in amounts determined by law, for housing construction, maintenance of garden and Orchard farms, as well as receiving stations for haymaking and grazing;

8) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the total area of occupied dwellings (flats-occupied residential area) within social norms established by the legislation of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, including members of families of war invalids, living together with them. Benefits to pay for housing provided to persons living in homes regardless of the type of housing;
9) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of public utilities (water, wastewater, removal of household and other wastes, gas, electric and thermal energy consumption standards within these services, established by the local self-government bodies); subscription fee for the phone, the service for the use of radio and television collective antenna; Disabled Veterans living in homes without central heating, fuel purchased within the norms established for sale to the public and transport services for the delivery of the fuel. Fuel of war invalids are handled on a priority basis. Concessionary rates for these services are provided regardless of the type of housing;
10) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of non-departmental guard for war-disabled persons living alone, living alone, couples in which one spouse is disabled;
11) free use of retirement health clinics which are financed from the budgets of the relevant levels and funds of compulsory medical insurance, to which they were attached in an extraordinary period of work, free medical assistance under the programs of State guarantees for citizens of the Russian Federation free medical care (including annual free clinical examination) in State or municipal health institutions (including war veterans in hospitals);
12) free medicines prescribed by doctors in the manner determined by the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, not below the standards set by the Government of the Russian Federation;
13) free manufacture and repair of dentures (except for the cost the cost of precious metals and porcelain fused to metal) in State or municipal health institutions in their place of residence, as well as other free prostheses and prosthetic and orthopaedic appliances;
(Art. 1 repealed in part of subparagraph 14 item 1 of article 14-the Federal law from 24.07.2009 N 213-FZ)
(Repealed in part of subparagraph 15 item 1 article 14-the Federal law dated 02.07.2013 g. N 185-FZ) 16) free training for new skills in the workplace, training courses in public training and retraining, retention pay (at a rate of 100 per cent tariff rate) at their last place of work throughout the study period;
17) using annual leave at a time convenient to them time and parental leave without pay for a period of up to 30 working days per year. War invalids of I and II groups with inadequate annual and annual additional leave for treatment and spa travel organization and back allows the grant of temporary incapacity sheets for the required number of days and to pay State social insurance benefits, regardless of by whom and at whose expense given the permit;
18) in the case of medical indications priority provision of working disabled veterans vouchers to sanatorium organization at the place of work and non-working invalids of war-providing free vouchers bodies engaged in pension provision. Optional war-disabled instead of vouchers to sanatorium of the organization once every two years they are given appropriate monetary compensation. Monetary compensation may be paid to war invalids who have medical contraindications to sanatorium-resort treatment, in accordance with the procedure determined by the Government of the Russian Federation;
19) in the case of medical indications (war invalids of Group I on sight or without both hands-without medical indications) free for use as a means of rehabilitation of vehicles whose type and term of use which shall be established by the Government of the Russian Federation. If there are contraindications to driving the vehicle disabled war have the right to pass control to the specified vehicle to another person living with the person with a disability in one locality. If necessary, a disabled war can be in-kind donations instead of car horse harness and the corresponding guzhevoe vehicle;
20) issued by the disabled free of war, a vehicle in the event of his death can be transferred to another disabled person entitled to ensure the vehicle under the conditions and in the manner determined by the subject of the Russian Federation;

21) payment of war invalids, with appropriate medical evidence to free the vehicle, if the annual cash compensation for transport services instead of getting vehicles in the manner and amount determined by the Government of the Russian Federation;
22) payment for the war-disabled, received the vehicles for free or purchased them on favourable terms, as well as war invalids of I and II groups, vehicles purchased at full price, cash compensation for gasoline, repairs and maintenance of vehicles and spare parts in the manner and amount determined by the constituent entities of the Russian Federation;
23) free travel disabled war and a person accompanying a disabled person in Group I, war on all kinds of urban passenger transport (except taxis) in any city, regardless of their place of residence, in road public transport (except taxis) commuter and intercity routes (intradistrict, intraregional, vnutrikraevyh, domestic, or in their absence, interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic) irrespective of the place of residence of the said persons in the manner and under the conditions that are defined by executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
24) free travel disabled war and a person accompanying a disabled person in Group I war, railway and water transport commuter services;
25) free travel war invalids of I and II groups once a year (there and back), at their request, on rail, air, water or intercity road transport interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic routes. Payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the fare on these modes of transport is given to the person accompanying a disabled person in Group I war in such travel;
26) free travel war invalids of Group III once in two years (back and forth), at their request, on rail, air, water or intercity road transport interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic routes or at their request, payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the cost of travel once a year (there and back) on these modes of transport;
27) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the cost of travel in the autumn-winter period for rail, air, water or intercity road transport, disabled war and the person accompanying a disabled person in Group I war in such travel;
28) an extraordinary use of all kinds of services of communication agencies, cultural and sports establishments, procure tickets for all modes of transport, extraordinary service retailers and consumer services;
29) extraordinary admission to homes for the elderly and disabled, social service centres, social assistance offices servicing the home.
2. Elimination of Veterans Hospital is permitted only by decision of the Government of the Russian Federation.
3. Benefits granted to invalids of war apply to servicemen and persons enlisted and officers of the internal affairs authorities, disabled due to injuries, bruises or injuries received in the performance of duty (duty).
Article 15. Measures for the social protection of Veterans of the Great Patriotic War 1. Participants of the great patriotic war, from among the persons specified in sub-clauses "a"-"f" of subparagraph 1 of paragraph 1 of article 2 of this federal law, shall enjoy the following rights and privileges: 1) pensions and benefits taxable in accordance with the law;
2) receipt from credit institutions a one-time soft loans for the purchase of (building) apartments, houses, garden houses, landscaping gardens, organizing part-time or farming in accordance with legislation of the Russian Federation;
3) priority provision of free premises in State-owned and municipal housing stock in need of better housing conditions;
4) provision of premises participants of great patriotic war in case of eviction from their office premises;
5) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the total area of occupied dwellings (flats-occupied residential area) within social norms established by the legislation of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, including family members of the great patriotic war, living together with them. Benefits to pay for housing provided to persons living in homes regardless of the type of housing;

6) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of public utilities (water, wastewater, removal of household and other wastes, gas, electric and thermal energy consumption standards within these services, established by the local self-government bodies); subscription fee for the phone, the service for the use of radio and television collective antenna; participants of great patriotic war living in homes without central heating, fuel purchased within the norms established for sale to the public and transport services for the delivery of the fuel. Providing fuel to the participants of the great patriotic war are handled on a priority basis. Concessionary rates for these services are provided regardless of the type of housing;
7) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of non-departmental guard for lonely living veterans of the great patriotic war, living alone, couples in which one spouse is the participant of the great patriotic war;
8) extraordinary installation of an apartment;
9) advantage when entering into housing, housing and construction, garage cooperatives, gardening, ogorodnicheskie and non-profit association of citizens, free land in amounts determined by law, for housing construction, maintenance of landscape garden;
10) free use of retirement health clinics which are financed from the budgets of the relevant levels and funds of compulsory medical insurance, to which they were attached during the work, free medical assistance under the programs of State guarantees for citizens of the Russian Federation free medical care in State or municipal health institutions (including war veterans in hospitals);
11) free medicines prescribed by doctors in the manner determined by the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, not below the standards set by the Government of the Russian Federation;
12) free manufacture and repair of dentures (except for the cost the cost of precious metals and porcelain fused to metal) in State or municipal health institutions in their place of residence, as well as other free prostheses and prosthetic and orthopaedic appliances;
13) using annual leave at a time convenient to them time and parental leave without pay for a period of up to 30 working days per year;
14) if there are medical indications priority provision of active participants of the great patriotic war vouchers in the sanatorium of the Organization at the place of work, and unemployed veterans of Great Patriotic War-pension bodies;
15) in the case of medical indications provision during the period from October to April with trips to outpatient treatment, preferential provision of sanatorium-and-Spa institutions;
16) free travel of participants of the great patriotic war on all kinds of urban passenger transport (except taxis) in any city, regardless of their place of residence, in road public transport (except taxis) commuter and intercity routes (intradistrict, intraregional, vnutrikraevyh, domestic, or in their absence, interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic) irrespective of the place of residence of the said persons in the manner and under the conditions determined by executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
17) free travel on the railway and water transport commuter services;
18) free travel once every two years (back and forth) participants of the great patriotic war for rail, air, water or intercity road transport interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic routes or participant of the great patriotic war, payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the cost of travel once a year (there and back) on these modes of transport;
19) the priority use of all kinds of services of communication agencies, cultural and sports establishments, procure tickets for all modes of transport, extraordinary service retailers and consumer services;
20) extraordinary admission to homes for the elderly and disabled, social service centres, social assistance offices servicing the home.
2. participants of the great patriotic war, disabled as a result of ordinary illness, industrial accident or other causes (excluding persons whose disability occurred as a result of their illegal actions), the rights and benefits accorded disabled veterans, in accordance with the Panel's disability without further expert medical examination.
Article 16. Measures on social protection of Veterans of combat operations 1. Veterans of hostilities from among those referred to in subparagraphs 1-4 of paragraph 1 of article 3 of this federal law, shall enjoy the following rights and privileges:

1) pensions and benefits taxable in accordance with the law;
2) receipt from credit institutions a one-time soft loans for the purchase of (building) apartments, houses, garden houses, landscaping gardens, organizing part-time or farming in accordance with legislation of the Russian Federation;
3) priority provision of free premises in State-owned and municipal housing stock in need of better housing conditions;
4) provision of dwellings to veterans of the fighting in the event of eviction from their office premises;
5) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the total area of occupied dwellings (flats-occupied residential area) within social norms established by the legislation of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, including family members of war veterans, living together with them. Benefits to pay for housing provided to persons living in homes regardless of the type of housing;
6) priority installation of an apartment;
7) advantage when entering into housing, housing and construction, garage cooperatives, gardening, ogorodnicheskie and non-profit association of citizens, free land in amounts determined by law, for housing construction, maintenance of landscape garden;
8) free use of retirement health clinics which are financed from the budgets of the relevant levels and funds of compulsory medical insurance, to which they were attached during the work, free medical assistance under the programs of State guarantees for citizens of the Russian Federation free medical care in State or municipal health institutions (including war veterans in hospitals);
9) free medicines prescribed by doctors in the manner determined by the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, not below the standards set by the Government of the Russian Federation;
10) free manufacture and repair of dentures (except for the cost the cost of precious metals and porcelain fused to metal) in State or municipal health institutions in their place of residence, as well as other free prostheses and prosthetic and orthopaedic appliances;
11) using annual leave at a time convenient to them time and parental leave without pay for a period of up to 30 working days per year;
12) in the case of medical indications priority provision of vouchers to sanatorium organization;
13) war veterans a free ride on all kinds of urban passenger transport (except taxis) in any city, regardless of their place of residence, in road public transport (except taxis) commuter and intercity routes (intradistrict, intraregional, vnutrikraevyh, domestic, or in their absence, interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic) irrespective of the place of residence of the said persons in the manner and under the conditions determined by executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
14) free travel on the railway and water transport commuter services;
15) travel free of charge once every two years (there and back) for rail, air, water or intercity road transport interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic routes of war veterans, having wound, contusion or injury, either at their payment request in the amount of 50 per cent of the cost of travel once a year (there and back) on these modes of transport;
16) the priority use of all kinds of services of communication agencies, cultural and sports establishments, procure tickets for all modes of transport;
17) free training new skills on the job training courses in the State system of training and retraining programmes, the persistence of pay (at a rate of 100 per cent tariff rate) at their last place of work throughout the study period;
(Repealed in part of subparagraph 1 of paragraph 18 of article 16-federal law 02.07.2013 N 185-FZ)
2. Veterans of the fighting from the number of persons referred to in subparagraph 5 of paragraph 1 of article 3 of this federal law, shall enjoy the following rights and privileges: 1) free use of retirement health clinics which are financed from the budgets of the relevant levels and funds of compulsory medical insurance, to which they were attached during the work, free medical assistance under the programs of State guarantees for citizens of the Russian Federation free medical care in State or municipal health institutions;
2) in the case of medical indications preferential provision of vouchers to sanatorium organization;

3) advantage in gardening, ogorodnicheskie and non-profit association of citizens, installing residential telephones;
4) using annual leave at a time convenient to them time and parental leave without pay for a period of up to 30 working days per year;
5) receipt from credit institutions a one-time soft loans for housing in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
6) free training for new skills in the workplace, training courses in public training and retraining, retention pay (at a rate of 100 per cent tariff rate) at their last place of work throughout the study period;
(Repealed in part of subparagraph 7 of paragraph 2 of article 16-federal law 02.07.2013 N 185-FZ) 8) provision of dwellings to invalids of hostilities from among the persons referred to in this paragraph, in case of eviction from their office premises.
3. Veterans of the fighting from the number of persons referred to in subparagraph 6 of paragraph 1 of article 3 of this federal law, shall enjoy the following rights and privileges: 1) in the case of medical indications preferential provision of vouchers to sanatorium organization;
2) advantage in gardening, ogorodnicheskie and non-profit association of citizens, installing residential telephones;
3) using annual leave at a time convenient to them;
4) receipt from credit institutions a one-time soft loans for housing in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Article 17. Measures for the social protection of servicemen serving in military units, institutions, military colleges, not members of the army, in the period from June 22, 1941 year on September 3, 1945 year of at least six months, soldiers awarded medals or medals of the USSR for service within the specified period, the Troops held military service in military units, institutions, military and educational institutions are not included in the army in the period from June 22, 1941 year on September 3, 1946 year not less than six months, soldiers awarded medals or medals of the USSR for service within the specified period, you will have the following rights and privileges: 1) pensions and benefits taxable in accordance with the law;
2) receipt from credit institutions a one-time soft loans for the purchase of (building) apartments, houses, garden houses, landscaping gardens, organizing part-time or farming in accordance with legislation of the Russian Federation;
3) advantage when entering into housing, housing and construction, garage cooperatives, gardening, ogorodnicheskie and non-profit association of citizens;
4) provision of dwellings to persons specified in this article, in case of eviction from their office premises;
5) advantage when installing residential telephones;
6) free use of retirement health clinics which are financed from the budgets of the relevant levels and funds of compulsory medical insurance, to which they were attached during the work, free medical assistance under the programs of State guarantees for citizens of the Russian Federation free medical care in State or municipal health institutions (including war veterans in hospitals);
7) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the cost of drugs purchased on a doctor's prescription, in the manner determined by the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, not below the standards set by the Government of the Russian Federation;
8) free manufacture and repair of dentures (except for the cost the cost of precious metals and porcelain fused to metal) in State or municipal health institutions in their place of residence, as well as other free prostheses and prosthetic and orthopaedic appliances;
9) using annual leave at a time convenient to them time and parental leave without pay for a period of up to 14 working days in a year;
10) free travel of persons referred to in this article, on all kinds of urban passenger transport (except taxis) in any city, regardless of their place of residence, in road public transport (except taxis) commuter and intercity routes (intradistrict, intraregional, vnutrikraevyh, domestic, or in their absence, interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic) irrespective of the place of residence of the said persons in the manner and under the conditions determined by executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
11) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the cost of travel by rail and water transport commuter services;
12) an advantage when applying to homes for the elderly and disabled, social service centres, an extraordinary admission to service social assistance offices at home.
Article 18. Measures for the social protection of persons working in the

enterprises, institutions and organizations of the city of Leningrad during the siege of September 8, 1941 year on year January 27, 1944 and awarded a medal "for the defense of Leningrad" and persons who were awarded an "Inhabitant blocking Leningrad" 1. Persons working in enterprises, institutions and organizations of the city of Leningrad during the siege of September 8, 1941 year on year January 27, 1944 and awarded a medal "for the defense of Leningrad" and awarded an "Inhabitant blocking Leningrad", enjoy the following rights and privileges: 1) pensions and benefits taxable in accordance with the law;
2) receipt from credit institutions a one-time soft loans for the purchase of (building) apartments, houses, garden houses, landscaping gardens, organizing part-time or farming in accordance with legislation of the Russian Federation;
3) priority provision of free premises in State-owned and municipal housing stock in need of better housing conditions;
4) extraordinary installation of an apartment;
5) advantage when entering into housing, housing and construction, garage of cooperatives and horticultural, ogorodnicheskie and non-profit association of citizens, free land in amounts determined by law, for housing construction, maintenance of landscape garden;
6) free use of retirement health clinics which are financed from the budgets of the relevant levels and funds of compulsory medical insurance, to which they were attached during the work, free medical assistance under the programs of State guarantees for citizens of the Russian Federation free medical care in State or municipal health institutions (including war veterans in hospitals);
7) free medicines prescribed by doctors in the manner determined by the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, not below the standards set by the Government of the Russian Federation;
8) free manufacture and repair of dentures (except for the cost the cost of precious metals and porcelain fused to metal) in State or municipal health institutions in their place of residence, as well as other free prostheses and prosthetic and orthopaedic appliances;
9) using annual leave at a time convenient to them time and parental leave without pay for a period of up to 30 working days per year;
10) in the case of medical indications to ensure priority persons referred to in this article, a trip to the Spa of the Organization at the place of work and non-working-providing vouchers bodies engaged in pension provision;
11) in the period from October to April in the presence of medical vouchers for outpatient treatment, preferential provision of sanatorium-and-Spa institutions;
12) free travel of persons referred to in this article, on all kinds of urban passenger transport (except taxis) in any city, regardless of their place of residence, in road public transport (except taxis) commuter and intercity routes (intradistrict, intraregional, vnutrikraevyh, domestic, or in their absence, interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic) irrespective of the place of residence of the said persons in the manner and under the conditions determined by executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
13) free travel on the railway and water transport commuter services;
14) free travel once every two years (back and forth) persons referred to in this article, railway, air, water or intercity road transport interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic routes or at their request, payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the cost of travel once a year (there and back) on these modes of transport;
15) the priority use of all kinds of services of communication agencies, cultural and sports establishments, procure tickets for all modes of transport, retail and consumer services;
16) extraordinary admission to homes for the elderly and disabled, social service centres, social assistance offices servicing the home.
2. the persons referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, recognized by persons with disabilities as a result of ordinary illness, work-related accidents and other reasons (except persons whose disability occurred as a result of their illegal actions), establishes the following additional benefits: 1) annual free clinical examination in State or municipal health institutions;

2) fee of 50 per cent of the total area of occupied dwellings (flats-occupied residential area) within social norms established by the legislation of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, including family members of persons referred to in this article, living together with them. Benefits to pay for housing provided to persons living in homes regardless of the type of housing;
3) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of public utilities (water, wastewater, removal of household and other wastes, gas, electric and thermal energy consumption standards within these services, established by the local self-government bodies); subscription fee for the phone, the service for the use of radio and television collective antenna; people living in homes without central heating, fuel purchased within the norms established for sale to the public and transport services for the delivery of the fuel. Fuel management persons referred to in this article, are handled on a priority basis. Concessionary rates for these services are provided regardless of the type of housing;
4) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of non-departmental guard for persons living alone, referred to in this article, living alone or couples in which one spouse is entitled to the benefits referred to in this article;
5) provision of dwellings to persons specified in this article, in case of eviction from their office premises.
Article 19. Measures for the social protection of persons who were employed during the period of the great patriotic war on anti-aircraft sites, local air defense, building fortifications, naval bases, airfields and other military installations within the boundaries of the existing rear fronts operating existing fleets zones on frontline areas and railways 1. Persons who worked during the great patriotic war on anti-aircraft sites, local air defense, building fortifications, naval bases, airfields and other military installations within the boundaries of the existing rear fronts operating existing fleets zones on frontline stations and railways, as the social protection measures are granted the following rights and privileges: 1) pensions and benefits taxable in accordance with the law;
2) receipt from credit institutions a one-time soft loans for the purchase of (building) apartments, houses, garden houses, landscaping garden plots in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
3) advantage when entering into gardening, ogorodnicheskie and non-profit association of citizens;
4) free plots in amounts determined by law, for housing construction, maintenance of landscape garden or farm;
5) advantage when installing residential telephones;
6) provision of dwellings to invalids from among those referred to in this article, in case of eviction from their office premises: 7) free use of retirement health clinics which are financed from the budgets of the relevant levels and funds of compulsory medical insurance, to which they were attached during the work, free medical assistance under the programs of State guarantees for citizens of the Russian Federation free medical care in State or municipal health institutions (including hospitals, veterans wars);
8) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the cost of drugs purchased on a doctor's prescription, in the manner determined by the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, not below the standards set by the Government of the Russian Federation;
9) free manufacture and repair of dentures (except for the cost the cost of precious metals and porcelain fused to metal) in State or municipal health institutions in their place of residence, as well as other free prostheses and prosthetic and orthopaedic appliances;
10) using annual leave at a time convenient to them time and parental leave without pay for a period of up to 30 working days per year;
11) in the case of medical indications pre-emption provision at the place of work permits in the sanatorium of the Organization;
12) free travel of persons referred to in this article, on all kinds of urban passenger transport (except taxis) in any city, regardless of their place of residence, in road public transport (except taxis) commuter and intercity routes (intradistrict, intraregional, vnutrikraevyh, domestic, or in their absence, interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic) irrespective of the place of residence of the said persons in the manner and under the conditions determined by executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;

13) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the cost of travel by rail and water transport commuter services;
14) an advantage when applying to homes for the elderly and disabled, social service centres, an extraordinary admission to service social assistance offices at home.
2. the social protection measures also apply to crew members of the transport fleet, interned at the beginning of the great patriotic war in the ports of other States.
Article 20. Measures for the social protection of persons employed in the rear during the period from June 22, 1941 year on May 9, 1945 year of at least six months, excluding the period of work in the temporarily occupied territories of the USSR, or awarded orders or medals of the USSR for self-denying work during the great patriotic war, Persons who have served in the rear during the period from June 22, 1941 year on May 9, 1945 year of at least six months , excluding the period of work in the temporarily occupied territories of the USSR, or awarded orders or medals of the USSR for self-denying work during the great patriotic war, granted the following rights and privileges: 1) pension benefits and taxation in accordance with the legislation: 2) receipt from credit institutions a one-time soft loans for the purchase of (building) apartments, houses, garden houses, landscaping garden plots in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
3) advantage when entering into gardening, ogorodnicheskie and non-profit association of citizens, free land in amounts determined by legislation for housing;
4) free use of retirement health clinics which are financed from the budgets of the relevant levels and funds of compulsory medical insurance, to which they were attached during the work, free medical care in State or municipal health institutions;
5) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the cost of drugs purchased by prescription in the manner determined by the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, not below the standards set by the Government of the Russian Federation;
6) free manufacture and repair of dentures (except for the cost the cost of precious metals and porcelain fused to metal) in State or municipal health institutions in their place of residence, as well as other free prostheses and prosthetic and orthopaedic appliances;
7) free travel of persons referred to in this article, on all kinds of urban passenger transport (except taxis) in any city, regardless of their place of residence, in road public transport (except taxis) commuter and intercity routes (intradistrict, intraregional, vnutrikraevyh, domestic, or in their absence, interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic) irrespective of the place of residence of the said persons in the manner and under the conditions determined by executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
8) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the cost of travel by rail and water transport commuter services;
9) using annual leave at a time convenient to them time and parental leave without pay for a period of up to 14 working days in a year;
10) advantage in homes for the elderly and disabled, social service centres, an extraordinary admission to service social assistance offices at home.
Article 21. Measures of social protection of the family members of the deceased (dead) war invalids, participants of the great patriotic war and war veterans 1. Benefits established for the families of the victims (of the deceased) of war invalids, participants of the great patriotic war, war veterans (hereinafter referred to as the dead (dead) are provided to disabled members of the family of the deceased (deceased), who were dependent on him and receiving a pension for loss of the breadwinner (eligible) in accordance with the pension legislation of the Russian Federation. These persons are granted the following rights and privileges: 1) pensions and benefits taxable in accordance with the law;
2) receipt from credit institutions a one-time soft loans for the purchase of (building) apartments, houses, garden houses, landscaping gardens, organizing part-time or farming in accordance with legislation of the Russian Federation;
3) advantage when entering into housing, housing and construction, garage cooperatives, gardening, ogorodnicheskie and non-profit association of citizens;
4) priority provision of free premises in State-owned and municipal housing stock in need of better housing conditions;
5) free plots in amounts determined by law, for housing construction, maintenance of landscape garden or farm;

6) provision of dwellings to the families of the victims (deaths) in the case of eviction from their office premises;
7) free use of retirement health clinics which are financed from the budgets of the relevant levels and funds of compulsory medical insurance, to which family members were attached during life (deceased), free medical care in State or municipal health institutions;
8) free parents, spouse of the deceased (decedent) medications prescribed by doctors in the manner determined by the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, not below the standards set by the Government of the Russian Federation;
9) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the total area of occupied dwellings (flats-occupied residential area) within social norms established by the legislation of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, including family members of the deceased (deceased), together with him living. Benefits to pay for housing provided to persons living in homes regardless of the type of housing;
10) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of public utilities (water, wastewater, removal of household and other wastes, gas, electric and thermal energy consumption standards within these services, established by the local self-government bodies); subscription fee for the phone, the service for the use of radio and television collective antenna; people living in homes without central heating, fuel purchased within the norms established for sale to the public and transport services for the delivery of the fuel. Fuel victims ' families (the dead) are handled on a priority basis. Concessionary rates for these services are provided regardless of the type of housing. These benefits are provided regardless of who is a family member of the deceased (decedent) is the employer (owner) of a dwelling;
11) priority getting local building materials for housing, leave the wood on the vine for construction of residential houses on conditions determined by the local self-government bodies;
12) in the case of medical indications preemptive security for last place of work of the deceased (decedent) vouchers to sanatorium organization;
13) free travel parents, spouse of the deceased (deceased) on all kinds of urban passenger transport (except taxis) in any city, regardless of their place of residence, in road public transport (except taxis) commuter and intercity routes (intradistrict, intraregional, vnutrikraevyh, domestic, or in their absence, interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic) irrespective of the place of residence of the said persons in the manner and under the conditions determined by executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
14) free travel parents, spouse of the deceased (deceased) on rail and water transport, commuter services;
15) priority admission to homes for the elderly and disabled, centres for social work, extraordinary maintenance offices receiving on social assistance at home spouse of the deceased (deceased).
2. Regardless of location dependent and get any type of pension and earnings benefits are provided: 1) to the parents of the deceased (deceased);
2) spouse (spouse) deceased (decedent) war which disabled (not entered) remarry;
3) spouse (spouse) of a deceased participant of the great patriotic war, who became disabled as a result of ordinary illness, work-related accidents and other reasons (except persons whose disability occurred as a result of their illegal actions), do not join (not entered) remarry;
4) spouse (spouse) of a deceased participant of the great patriotic war veteran or fighting, do not join (not entered) remarried and living (living) lonely.
3. Benefits established for family members of the deceased (dead), shall apply to the members of the families of military personnel, persons of ordinary and commanding structure of bodies of Internal Affairs and State security bodies, killed in the line duty (duty). Benefits referred to in this article, shall be granted to members of the families of military personnel who have died in captivity, recognized in accordance with the established procedure missing in war zones, since the exceptions identified soldiers from lists of military units.
4. The members of the families of those killed in the great patriotic war of self-defense groups personnel on-site and emergency teams of local air defence, as well as family members of deceased employees of hospitals of the city of Leningrad provided benefits established for family members of the deceased (dead).
Article 22. Measures for the social protection of labour veterans

1. Veterans retirement retain the right of members of labour collectives of the enterprises, institutions, organizations, where they worked until retirement. Maintains the right to improved living conditions, use of objects of social sphere and services, cultural and educational institutions, to participate in the privatization, privatization of the enterprise, institution or organization.
2. Veterans of Labor Retirement provides the following rights and privileges: 1) the enjoyment of retirement health clinics which are financed from the budgets of the relevant levels and funds of compulsory medical insurance, to which they were attached during the work, free medical care in State or municipal health institutions;
2) when reaching the age of entitlement to a retirement pension, free manufacture and repair of dentures (except for the cost the cost of precious metals and porcelain fused to metal) in State or municipal health institutions of the place of residence;
3) while continuing his career providing annual leave at a time convenient to them time and parental leave without pay for a period of up to 30 working days per year;
4) free travel veterans of labour on all kinds of urban passenger transport (except taxis) in any city, regardless of their place of residence, in road public transport (except taxis) commuter and intercity routes (intradistrict, intraregional, vnutrikraevyh, domestic, or in their absence, interregional, mezhkraevyh, inter-Republic) irrespective of the place of residence of the said persons in the manner and under the conditions determined by executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation;
5) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the cost of travel by rail and water transport commuter in validity periods of seasonal tariffs;
6) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of the total area of occupied dwellings (flats-occupied residential area) within social norms established by the legislation of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, including family members of labour veterans, living together with them. Benefits to pay for housing provided to persons living in homes regardless of the type of housing;
7) payment in the amount of 50 per cent of public utilities (water, wastewater, removal of household and other wastes, gas, electric and thermal energy consumption standards within these services, established by the local self-government bodies); subscription fee for the phone, the service for the use of radio and television collective antenna; Labor Veterans living in homes without central heating, fuel purchased within the norms established for sale to the public and transport services for the delivery of the fuel. Fuel labour veterans are handled on a priority basis. Concessionary rates for these services are provided regardless of the type of housing.
3. Enterprises, institutions and organizations irrespective of their form of ownership, local governments have the right to establish, on the basis of the nature and conditions of work, fringe benefits citizens with special merits before the respective enterprise, institution, organization.
Article 23. Measures for social protection of Veterans of military service, veterans of public service 1. Measures for social protection of Veterans of military service, veterans civil service established by law.
2. Veterans referred to in this article, on reaching the age of entitlement to a retirement pension, acquires the right to benefits established for labour veterans.
Article 24. The provision of funeral services 1. Burial of dead (dead) participants of the great patriotic war, war veterans, disabled war veterans, military service is carried out in the places of burial in keeping with the wishes of their relatives (military-with otdaniem military honours). For these categories of veterans, costs related to the preparation for the transportation of the body, transporting the body to the place of burial, authorities, burial, manufacturing and installation of a funeral monument, will be reimbursed at the expense of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation and other federal bodies of executive power, in which the legislation of the Russian Federation provides for military service.
2. For other categories of deaths (killed) the veterans said expenses shall be reimbursed from local budgets, as well as through funds of enterprises, institutions and organizations, where worked dead (dead), and for Veterans ' nerabotavshih-at the expense of the bodies carried out their pensions.
3. In case the funeral expenses of the deceased (dead) veterans are carried out at the expense of members of their families or other persons funeral benefit is payable in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Chapter III. FINAL PROVISIONS

Article 25. Veterans ' associations 1. In order to protect the rights and legitimate interests of veterans in accordance with the legislation creates voluntary associations of veterans.
2. federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government shall facilitate the activities of voluntary associations of veterans.
3. Decisions on matters of social protection of veterans, the activity of public associations of Veterans accepted the federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and local government authorities with the participation of representatives of relevant associations of veterans.
Article 26. Liability for nonperformance or improper performance of the legislation of the Russian Federation on Veterans of federal bodies of State power, bodies of State power of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and bodies of local self-government in accordance with the law are liable for nonperformance or improper performance of the legislation of the Russian Federation about veterans.
Article 27. Judicial protection of the rights of Veterans Veterans have the right to petition the Court for the protection of the rights and benefits established by this federal law, other federal laws and other regulatory legal acts.
Article 28. Documents confirming the right of Veterans rights and benefits for veterans is carried out upon presentation of their identification of a single specimen set for each category of Veterans by the Government of the USSR prior to January 1, 1992 year, either by the Government of the Russian Federation.
_ annex to the Federal law "about veterans ' list of States, cities, territories and periods of warfare with participation of citizens of the Russian Federation section I civil war: from February 23, 1918 year to October 1922 year Polish-Soviet war: March-October 1920 year fighting in Spain: 1936-1939 years War with Finland: from November 30, 1939 year on year March 13, 1940 World War II : from June 22, 1941 year on 9 (11) May 1945 year War with Japan: with August 9, 1945 year on September 3, 1945 year of combat operations for the Elimination of "basmachestvo": from October 1922 year to June 1931 year fighting near Lake Khasan: from 29 July to August 11, 1938 years fighting on the river the oaeoei-goal: from 11 May to September 16, 1939 years fighting at the reunion of the USSR , Western Ukraine and Western Belorussia: with 17 on September 28, 1939 year fighting in China: from August 1924 year to July 1927 year;
October-November 1929 onwards;
from July 1937 year to September 1944 year;
July-September 1945 onwards;
from March 1946 to April 1949 of the year;
March-May 1950 year (for air defense group);
from June 1950 to July 1953 year year (for military personnel under the divisions that took part in the fighting in North Korea from China) fighting in Hungary: 1956 year of fighting in the vicinity of Zhenbao Island: March 1969 year of fighting in the area of Lake Zhalanashkol: August 1969 year section II Defence of Odessa: from 10 August to October 16, 1941 year defense of the city of Leningrad : from September 8, 1941 year on January 27, 1944 year defense of the city of Sevastopol: from November 5, 1941 year on July 4, 1942 year defense of Stalingrad: from 12 July to November 19, 1942 year On persons who took part in the wars and hostilities in the States (in the Territories) and in the defense of the cities referred to in sections I and II, subject to articles 2 and 4 of the Federal law "about veterans."
Section III fighting in Algeria: 1962-1964 years fighting in Egypt (United Arab Republic): from October 1962 to March 1963 year onwards;
June 1967 year;
1968 year;
from March 1969 year to July 1972 onwards;
from October 1973 to March 1974 year onwards;
from June 1974 to February 1975 year year (for minesweepers of the Black Sea and Pacific fleets involved in mine clearance of the Suez Canal Zone), the fighting in Yemen Arab Republic from October 1962 to March 1963 year onwards;
from November 1967 to Dec 1969 year fighting in Vietnam: from January 1961 to Dec 1974, including for reconnaissance ships of the Pacific fleet, reshavshih tasks of combat duty in the South China Sea, fighting in Syria: June 1967 year;
March-July 1970 onwards;
September-November 1972 onwards;
October 1973 year hostilities in Angola: from November 1975 year to November 1979 year fighting in Mozambique: 1967-1969;
from November the year 1975 to November 1979 year;
from March 1984 to April 1987 year fighting in Ethiopia: from December 1977 year through November 1979 year of fighting in Afghanistan since April 1978 onwards on February 15, 1989 year fighting in Cambodia: April-December 1970 year fighting in Bangladesh: 1972-1973 years (for ships and auxiliary ships of the Navy of the USSR) fighting in Laos : from January 1960 to December 1963 year onwards;
from August 1964 onwards till November 1968 onwards;
from November 1969 to Dec 1970 year fighting in Syria and Lebanon: June 1982 year On persons who took part in the fighting in the States (Territories) identified in section III, covered by articles 3 and 4 of the Federal law "about veterans.".
Article 2. This federal law shall enter into force on January 1, 2000 year.

Article 3. The President of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation to bring its normative acts in compliance with this federal law.
The Acting President of the Russian Federation v. Putin Kremlin, Moscow January 2, 2000 N 40-FZ