"Once industrially flourishing, today the Donbas region is in ruins with most of its people being displaced or violently killed by the Russia-backed terrorists. Although the ceasefire regime was enforced, the terrorists continue to bring death and devastate the region infrastructure," the article says.
The Donbas has already lost 11.88 billion hryvnia totally. 4.5 thousand houses, 4.7 thousand energy facilities, 132 industrial facilities have been already completely destroyed or partially ruined during the conflict in the Donbas.
290 schools (900 schools did not started education process) and 45 medical institutions have suffered from battles in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. 70% of medics have moved out of the region.
As many as 350 thousand people in Donetsk have lost their jobs since the beginning of the conflict. This figure is close to 30 thousand in Luhansk. Another 115 thousand may become unemployed in near future. Nearly 600 enterprises were destroyed in regional centers.