MOSCOW, September 21 (RAPSI) – President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Monday signed an order increasing wages of judges, according to the document’s version published on the official website of legal information.

The salaries of are to be increased by 3% starting 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.