The Government of Ukraine will allocate about $ 38 million for heating equipmentthe Government of Ukraine will allocate about one and a half billion hryvnias (about $ 38 million) for the purchase of a strategic reserve of material reserves to solve problems with heat and water supply in the coming winter.
This was announced by the Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmygal in his Telegram.
According to Shmigal, the funds will be used to purchase equipment with simple and fast deployment and maintenance. At the same time, Ukraine continues to repair critical infrastructure. At the moment, the state of readiness of the infrastructure for the heating season is estimated at 75 percent. “We are doing everything so that all Ukrainians will have warmth and light this winter,” the Ukrainian prime minister assured.
“Without exaggeration, this heating season will be the most difficult in the history of independent Ukraine. The main risk is Russia’s terrorist acts against critical infrastructure,” Shmygal wrote.
Earlier, President Vladimir Zelensky said that the coming winter will be the most difficult in the history of Ukraine due to high gas prices. He called the situation when the cost of a thousand cubic meters of gas exceeded $ 3,300 “very dangerous and very acute.”