UAH 87.8 billion was spent on the monetary maintenance of military personnel in August.
In August, the cash expenditures of the general fund of the state budget for the maintenance of military personnel increased by 41.6% compared to July.
This is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
“499 billion hryvnia (in August – 112.4 billion hryvnia) – for salaries with accruals, or 41.6% of the total expenditure for the period from February 24 to August 31 this year. In particular, 375 UAH 6 billion (in August – UAH 87.8 billion),” the message says.
As of July, 287.8 billion hryvnias were allocated for the maintenance of military personnel, including 62 billion hryvnias in July, which is 41.6% more than last month. In June, UAH 75.7 billion was sent.
According to the data of the monthly reporting of the State Treasury Service of Ukraine, in general, since the beginning of the full-scale aggression of the Russian Federation in Ukraine, the total amount of cash expenditures of the general fund of the state budget has amounted to 1,200.8 billion hryvnias.
In August, expenses amounted to UAH 212.7 billion. In the structure of these expenses, the largest shares fall on wages (UAH 499 billion) and support for the Armed Forces of Ukraine, taking into account the acquisition of military equipment, weapons, ammunition, defense products, personal protective equipment (UAH 149.7 billion).
The day before, Deputy Defense Minister Anna Malyar said that the information about the alleged cancellation of the payment of 15 million hryvnias to the families of the dead defenders of Ukraine, which were introduced in February, is not true.