The Ukrainian party “Servant of the people” refused state funding for 2020, said its chairman Alexander Kornienko. This was reported by the press service of political power in its Telegram channel.
Kornienko asked the state to send money to the Stabilization Fund in order to distribute it to the needs of Ukrainian doctors who are struggling with coronavirus.
“The Servants of the People” also urge all parliamentary parties that are legally funded from the budget to do the same. Indeed, the total amount allocated by the law to the activities of parties amounts to 212.6 million hryvnias (about 7.5 million US dollars), ”said the chairman of the party of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.
The politician noted that for this money the Ukrainian authorities will be able to provide physicians with the appropriate amount of personal protective equipment and make additional payments for working in a pandemic.
According to the latest data, in Ukraine 156 people became infected with coronavirus. Throughout April 24, a state of emergency was declared and a quarantine was introduced, for non-compliance with the rules of which criminal and administrative liability is provided. All entertainment facilities, schools and universities, as well as non-grocery stores are closed, citizens are asked not to leave home. In major cities, public transport is restricted.
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