As reported by Censor.NET, the official said on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.
"Russia has been reducing financial assistance to the breakaway republics (the so-called "Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics" - Ed.) with each passing month. It started about four months ago while the occupant and representatives of these so-called "republics" no longer deny this fact. The Russia's capital erosion is efficient," he said.
Tuka added that "investments" in the Russian-occupied Crimea were also being reduced.
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