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 9 Billion Hryvnias (0.75 Billion USD) to Finance Fighting Soldiers, 2 Billion Hryvnias (165 Millions USD) to Restore the Donbas

2 billion UAH will be directed for restoration of the eastern regions of Ukraine and 9 billion UAH for support of Ukrainian soldiers involved in the ATO.

"The total amount of funding provided for rebuilding of Donbas is 2 billion hryvnias, and the financing of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, the National Guard, every Ukrainian who is now involved in the anti-terrorist operation and fighting for Ukraine has been increased by 9 billion hryvnias," he said at a press conference in Kyiv on Thursday, Censor.NET reports, citing Interfax-Ukraine.

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Billions will be spent on new types of weapons for the Ukrainian army under a state defense contract, Yatsenyuk said.

"The main expenditures will be money payable to people. The second thing is new types of weapons. I have signed a state defense contract and we spend billions on new types of weapons under this contract," he said.

Another key expenditure is the provision of fuel and oils to the Ukrainian army and the preparation of the Ukrainian Armed Forces for winter, Yatsenyuk said.

"Everything will depend on how the campaign will go, but we will allocate these funds too," he said.


 
 
 
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