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Schools in Ukrainian villages could get 986 buses in 2012

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Jan. 5, 2012, 6:01 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine
The national budget of Ukraine for 2012 foresees Hr 352 million for the purchase of school buses for rural areas. It is 5 times up on 2011, according to the Finance Ministry.

This will allow purchasing 986 school buses, including 43 vehicles for handicapped children.

The national budget for 2012 also foresees Hr 233.2 million (2 times up) for the publication of textbooks and manuals and providing university students, general and vocational school pupils, as well as preschoolers with them.

"These funds will be used to publish textbooks for the first form pupils, who will study according to new programs, reprint textbooks for the fifth form pupils, provide special education institution pupils with textbooks, and print the School Library series fiction for the tenth and eleventh form pupils of general and vocational schools,” reads the statement.
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Anonymous Jan. 5, 2012, 9:40 p.m.    

And 100,000 Russian language and Tabachnyk Russian version of Ukrainian History textbooks.

Too bad - no money for ukrainian language schools.

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Anonymous Jan. 5, 2012, 11:27 p.m.    

The funds will come from the average person's taxes and be paid to the oligarchs for substandard junk. The oligarchs will win again.

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Anonymous Jan. 6, 2012, 6:49 p.m.    

....'could get' ,,,,,,,but 'never will get'........

Yanuk does not want to educate the children....he wants to keep the people illiterate and dumb......

Wake up ......people.....

Ever heard of Josef Stalin???

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