The government has directed the first billion hryvnias from the reserve fund to rebuild settlements liberated from Russian invaders.

Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal wrote this on Telegram, Vigilant reports.

Government allocates first billion to rebuild liberated territories

“We are sending the first billion hryvnias from the reserve fund to rebuild the territories liberated from Russian troops. The funds will be used to eliminate the consequences of hostilities and restore infrastructure of the first priority,” Shmyhal wrote.

In particular, UAH 400 million was allocated for Kyiv region, UAH 250 million each for Chernihiv and Sumy regions. Another UAH 100 million was allocated for Zhytomyr region.

“This is only the first stage, and there will be a lot of work ahead to rebuild our country. We will start its immediately after our victory,” Shmyhal added.

On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the beginning of a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Russian troops have been shelling and destroying key infrastructure facilities, conducting massive shelling of residential areas of Ukrainian cities and villages using artillery, multiple rocket launchers and ballistic missiles.