MOSCOW, April 12 — RIA Novosti. The head of the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance, Serhiy Marchenko, said in an interview with the British newspaper Financial timesthat the country is currently in the worst financial situation and called on the world community to direct financial support to Kiev for tens of billions of dollars.
«We are under great stress, in the worst (financial) state … Now the question is about our country’s survival,» he said Marchenko.
According to him, Ukraine cut some spending, but «cannot cover the deficit». According to the head of the Ministry of Finance, the destruction of civil and military infrastructure caused since the beginning of the Russian special operation to demilitarize Ukraine is estimated at US $ 270 billion.