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Ukraine gets 4.5 bn euros in international aid since start of conflict

Over the past week, Ukraine received $500 million in grant funds from the World Bank, said Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal

Russia Ukraine Conflict | Ukraine | Volodymyr Zelensky

IANS  |  Kiev 

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The remnants of a house, that residents say was destroyed by Russian shelling, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in Borodyanka, Kyiv region (Photo: Reuters)

Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said has received 4.5 billion euros (about $4.73 billion) in financial aid since the start of the conflict with Russia, the government press service said.

Over the past week, received $500 million in grant funds from the World Bank, Shmyhal added on Tuesday.

"We are especially grateful for such support. This helps us to maintain all social benefits in full, as well as to open new assistance programs," he said.

He informed that the government had launched a platform which would help raise funds for the country's post-conflict recovery, Xinhua news agency reported.




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First Published: Wed, May 04 2022. 10:13 IST