Ukraine paid 465 million hryvnia (21, 87 million) in the form of one-time financial assistance to the families of the victims of the Ukrainian soldiers who participated in military operations in the Donbass, said on Tuesday the Deputy Minister of defence of Ukraine Petro mekhed.
"More than 105 million hryvnia (about 5 million) assistance was given to the participants of the special operation in connection With injuries and disabilities ", – the words of mehed news Agency. According to Ukrainian legislation, the families of the victims paid assistance in the amount of five hundred times the subsistence minimum for able-bodied Residents, or 609 thousand UAH (28, 65 thousand Dollars). Thus, based on the announced amount of payments assistance was provided to approximately 763 families. Remember, at the end of July the head of the Department of civil-military cooperation military power Colonel Alexei Nozdrachev said that during the special operation in the Donbass lost his life 2 thousand 300 soldiers military power of Ukraine, and 273 are listed as missing. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. The military actively used heavy machinery and military aircraft and helicopters. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. With fifteen February, the parties to the conflict in the Donbass declared a truce, under agreements concluded in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations. However, despite the control system of the ceasefire, clashes and shelling continued.