The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine gave the funds provided in 2016 to the Crimea, to the miners’ wages. 253 members of parliament voted for such changes to the law on the state budget for 2016 №4744, - LІGA.net reports.
It is noted that the spending on the wages to employees of the state mines increase by 17 026 515.77 USD. The funds are allocated by the reduction of the reserve fund by 10 215 895.93 USD, and by the allocation of 6 810 597.29 USD at the expense of the incomes of the local budgets of the Crimea and Sevastopol that came to the treasury in 2016.
It is reported that these funds will be returned to the local budgets of the Crimea and Sevastopol when the temporarily occupied territory will be returned under the general jurisdiction of Ukraine.