The government has paid UAH 15.8 billion worth of unemployment benefits to Ukrainians since the beginning of the coronavirus quarantine, Economy, Trade and Agriculture Development Minister Ihor Petrashko said during the All-Ukrainian Forum “Ukraine 30. Coronavirus: Challenges and Responses” in Kyiv on February 9.
“A total amount of unemployment benefits has reached UAH 15.8 billion. Payments are carried out on time. More than 600,000 people have been employed through the employment centers,” he said. (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)