The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on 13 April with the majority of votes adopted the law on amendments of the state budget for the year 2020 in connection with the pandemic coronavirus in the world.
The budget, which was adopted in 2019, provided funding for the Ministry of sport for the amount of 4,128 billion hryvnia. In the new draft budget of the Ministry of youth and sport will receive 2,25 billion UAH.
Thus, the sport funding cut by 2.3 billion hryvnia.
Earlier, the head of the Ministry Vadim Gutzeit said that at the end of the epidemic, the money will return to the sport.