MOSCOW, September 30 (RAPSI) – A bill suspending annual indexation of wages of Russian judges has been brought before the lower house of parliament, according to the State Duma database.

Last week, President Vladimir Putin signed an order increasing wages of judges by 3% as per October 1.

The wage hikes will be applied to the judges of Russia’s Constitutional Court, Supreme Court, federal courts of general jurisdiction, federal commercial courts and regional magistrate courts, the decree reads.