Almost 8 thousand people have relocated from Crimea to mainland Ukraine, said Minister of Social policy Liudmyla Denysova at a briefing on May 6.
More specifically, she informed that today 7 723 have relocated from teh Crimean autonomy, excluding military servicemen. In addition, the 1862 pensioners out of that number have already received their pensions for April in their temporary places of residence. “The largest number of resettled Crimeans, 2111, is located in Kyiv. There are many that have not registered yet; nevertheless, all citizens will receive the necessary consultations and assistance,” stressed Ms. Denisova. The Minister of Social Policy also informed that state assistance is being paid to the categories that need it; the first tranche of 3,3 bln hryvnia has been transferred for this purpose, and the distribution of these payments is planned to finish before May 15.
Translated from 5.ua by Alya Shandra