The government has allocated 609,000 UAH to families of each soldiers killed in the ATO

12 August 2014 10:31  7276312 077207
The government has allocated 609,000 UAH to families of each soldiers killed in the ATO

The state has strengthened social protection of servicemen mobilized in the ​​ATO area and their families. In particular, they have increased the amount of one-time assistance to families of killed soldiers. Recently, at the meeting of the Government, they passed the decision to allocate funds in the amount of 99.267 million UAH, that is 609,000 UAH for each deceased soldier, from the reserve fund of the state budget to pay one-time financial assistance to families of soldiers who died while performing their duties of the military service.

"In accordance with Article 16 of the Law of Ukraine "On social and legal protection of servicemen and their families", soldiers during their military service are entitled to a guaranteed government payment in the form of a lump cash allowance in case of death in amount of 500 times subsistence minimum, which now amounts to 609,000 UAH", - the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers informed.

         Therefore, the funds are distributed at the rate of 609,000 UAH for each of the deceased soldiers.

In particular, the Ministry of Defense received 87,696,000 UAH, the Security Service of Ukraine - 2,436,000 UAH, the State Border Service - 8,526,000 UAH, the Intelligence Department of the MOD - 609,000 UAH. The expenditures will be made from the reserve fund of the state budget.

Recall that a one-time allowance is granted and paid at the rate of 500 times the subsistence minimum established by the law for the working population in case of death of a soldier, a person subject to military service or a reservist.

The amount of such allowance does not depend on the rank, position or length of service of a soldier and the type of military service - regular, contractual or mobilization.

The payment of a one-time financial assistance is made by regional military commissariats in equal shares to family members, parents and dependents of soldiers (transferred to bank accounts). Families also receive financial assistance for burial in amount of 500 UAH.

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