Ukrainians donated in excess of UAH 6 million to Armed Forces

11 September 2015 14:58

A total of UAH 6, 292, 000 in donations has been transferred into the Defense Ministry’s account as part of the ‘Help the Ukrainian Army’ campaign, said Victoria Kushnir, a spokeswoman for the Defense Ministry of Ukraine, at a press briefing.

According to Kushnir, UAH 4 million of the raised amount has been donated for logistic purposes, with the remainder meant to cover the cost of medical supplies. ‘By calling a donation line on 565, Ukrainians have donated UAH 1, 151,000 since the beginning of 2015. The money will be used for logistic purposes’, said the spokeswoman.

According to Kushnir, 5 thousand Korsar bulletproof vests, 30 thousand items of summer uniform, 15 thousand pairs of army boots, 4 thousand hats, 1 thousand waterproof gear, 1,5 thousand items of uniform for different branches of the Armed Forces, 10 thousand cold-weather coats have been delivered to the Armed Forces this week.