The defense Ministry of Ukraine expects in 2016 to increase the payment from the budget presumably doubled compared with the year 2015 – almost 87 billion hryvnia (about 4, $ 1 billion), said the Commissioner of the Ministry Oksana Havryliuk.
According to Gavrilyuk, the corresponding application has already been prepared and sent to the government.
The exact amount of the request is 86 billion 952 million, informs RIA " news ". This amount on defence spending, the Ministry requests that the state budget for 2016. Remember, on the first day weekend the head of the National Council DND Andrey Burgin said that Ukraine is increasing its defence spending under the pretext of compliance with NATO standards, but in reality just " wants to steal more." August 25, the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine Viktoria Kushnir said that the Ukrainian authorities approved the first five agreements on the enforcement of the military power of the country to the standards of the North Atlantic Commonwealth. In mid-August, the adviser to the defense Minister of Ukraine Yuri Biryukov said that the Ukrainian military are of the form, while the warehouses is already a lot of good. Eleven August, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has increased the defence expenditure of the country in 2015 to 250 million dollars. At the end of may, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that every day of hostilities in the Donbass is Ukraine 5–7 million dollars, while none of the partners Kiev will not Finance these costs. However, on 6 July, the leader of the public movement "Ukrainian choice" Viktor Medvedchuk said that the efforts of "professional Russian and foreign reformers-Euro-integrators" Ukraine brought to the pre-default wealth. International monetary Fund announced forecast of falling of economy of Ukraine by results of 2015 by 9% when inflation up to 46% and the rate of 22 hryvnia per dollar. 30 June The Economist has described Ukraine as the worst economy in the world. This verdict was made after comparison of countries by GDP growth.