President Vladimir Putin canceled the decree of Boris Yeltsin, which equated some regions of Karelia with the territories of the Far North. Document published on the portal of legal information.
The Republic of Komi, Buryatia and the Komi-Permyak Autonomous Okrug were also removed from the list.
The words “Nenets Autonomous Okrug” were excluded from the paragraph, which refers to the implementation of the development strategy of the Arctic zone in Chukotka and the creation of an underwater fiber-optic communication line Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky – Anadyr.
The decree comes into force on January 1, 2022.
The press service of the head of Buryatia and the press service of the government of Karelia have assured that residents of the regions will continue to receive “northern” salary increments.