Schools in Ukrainian villages could get 986 buses in 2012

Print version
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.
The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively debate. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. If you think that a posted comment violates these standards, please flag it and alert us. We will take steps to block violators.
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.

{# <-- parent id goes here
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.

{# <-- parent id goes here
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???


{# <-- parent id goes here


© 1995–2014 Public Media

Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior written permission of Public Media at
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of Interfax-Ukraine.