Forbes.uareports that he stated the following: "Transportation is in adesperate state. You want to pay 35 hryvnia the tickets per 700kilometers, and at that be entitled to compensation? It'simpossible," he said.
"We need to continue developing theinfrastructure. In 2015, the country will host the Europeanbasketball championship. This event cannot be postponed or put onhold. Therefore it is necessary to build runways in Odesa andDnipropetrovsk. Certainly, one of the priority areas ispresidential program "Affordable Housing". And, of course, theconstruction of roads," said Kolesnikov.