Volkov Andrey Fedorovich – Chairman of the Committee on the Tutelage and Guardianship Affairs of the Government of the Khabarovsk Kray.
The paper deals with the process of formation of the retirement security of the residents of the Far East under the conditions of changes in the economical, political and social structures of society. The author provides retrospective analysis of the historical experience of formation of preferential retirement security in remote and underdeveloped territories. The paper shows the necessity for taking into account of the additional material expenses for compensation of high life cost and attraction of labor force into the territories with unfavorable life conditions. The author shows the role of additional retirement security during the whole historical period of the exploration of the Far East.
Key words: remote regions, regions of the Extreme North and the territories given the status of the Extreme North, preferential retirement security, retirement age, specified record of service, territorial retirement insurance.