Comment of the Regional Military Commissariat on the funds allocated from the budget
According to the deputy military commissar for the personnel and the public of the Transcarpathian Regional Military Commissariat, Major Igor Tyshchuk, under the decision of the Transcarpathian Regional Council dd. July 10 this year, deputies allocated 3.5 million hryvnias to provide financial assistance to servicemen of the 4th Battalion of Territorial Defence in Transcarpathian region.
"These funds are provided to improve logistic support of the entire battalion - the Major said. - Therefore, activists of the battalion decided that, after 98 soldiers have received 35,500 UAH, these funds would be transfered to the general cashier of the battalion to purchase body armor, means of personal protection, helmets, binoculars, radios, etc.," - Igor Tyshchuk said.
"This week, soldiers received the said money and immediately gave it for the immediate needs of the battalion. So, as of today, July 25, the arrangements are being made for procurement of the necessary property for Transcarpathian soldiers. The proper use of these funds is being controlled by representatives of the Public Council of the battalion," - the deputy military commissar for the personnel and the public of the Transcarpathian Regional Military Commissariat, Major Igor Tyshchuk said.