The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is studying the possibility of allowing gambling and direction of the funds received from the casino to the budget, to culture, such as film production, said Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
The gambling business in Ukraine was banned in 2009.
"This morning I met with the people's the people's elected representatives, and those who have oppositional stance to the government, with the aim to adopt the law on the withdrawal from the "shadow" and permits gambling that will give you the opportunity to earn additional income and to Finance Ukrainian culture and Ukrainian cinema ", - said Yatsenyuk on the Last working day of the week at the meeting of the expanded Board of the Ministry of culture.
However, he noticed that there was no guarantee that all the proceeds will go to support the culture, but the lion's share will be allocated to cultural projects, and also on financing of Ukrainian cinema.
Severe Crisis of political power affects the economy and the public sector of Ukraine, in fact the country is on the verge of default. In the country increases unemployment, the national currency over one year fell by more than 3 times. In the end, according to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, in January 2015 the average salary in the country amounted 3455 hryvnia, or about $ 160. This is one of the lowest figures in the EU. The latest IMF forecast for the economy of Ukraine for 2015: GDP decline by 9%, inflation at 46%.