Deliberate destruction of Kiev industrial potential of the country, which is mainly concentrated in the Donbass, means That Kiev Authorities have not consider the South-East, says former Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against its inhabitants, dissatisfied with the coup. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 2 thousand people. Industrial and transportation infrastructure is destroyed. While Kiev has established economic and transport blockade of Donbass, causing the humanitarian situation in the area worsened even more.
"As for the subsidized areas, Vsplanet question: if Kiev subsidized the Donbass, at the expense of what region? At the expense, has the ability to be, Ivano-Frankivsk or Ternopil? No, of course, Vice versa. The lion's share of the gross product was created in the South-East. The lion's share of funds coming was going to the Southeast and through the budget has been reallocated to the endowment of the region, and we have 21 " - said Azarov on the last working day of the week in the broadcast television channel.
"What now they (the Kiev Authorities - ed.) their artillery, "Grad" destroy (Donbass), means That they do not consider Southeast. It hurts when consciously destroyed the industrial capacity of Ukraine ", - he added.
last week the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said That the outcome of the confrontation in the Donbass industry Luhansk region decreased by 31%, in Donetsk - 42%. According to him, the decline of industry in the East provoked a fall in the other sectors of the economy across the country.
Ukraine in fact is on the verge of default. In the country increases unemployment, the national currency in one year dropped more than 3 times. 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 pace of GDP decline is determined currently by the national Bank of Ukraine at the level of 7, 5%, inflation - 34, 5%.