The government is having second thoughts about using the money from the “special confiscation” to step up the country’s defence

Apartments for the police instead of stepping up the defence. The government is going to spend 2 billion hryvnias, which the state received from the sale of confiscated property and confiscated funds, not on the promised stepping up of the country’s defence, but to buy apartments for the police. The leader of Samopomich, Andriy Sadovyi, announced this on his Facebook page.

“When the law on special confiscation was adopted in 2016, the authorities swore that this money would be spent on “stepping up the country’s defence capability.” And so now it is time to use this money. On defence? Seems like the government believes that the defence of the country can be enhanced through the purchase of apartments for the police. 2 billion out of 2.3 total will be spent on this.

When we suggested providing 100,000 hryvnias from the state budget to all military men who have been at the war (we have been doing this in Lviv for two years at the expense of the local budget), we were told that there was no money for the military.

Such is the logic of the government. The government no longer needs the military once the latter have served the country. The government wants the local authorities to take care of these people; meanwhile, the government will be investing in the police. I wonder why?” notes the leader of Samopomich.

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