Source Pravda.Ru

UN has paid Kiev USD 223 million for its peacekeepers

Ukraine has received more than USD 223 million for its participation in United Nations peacekeeping operations over the years, the press service of Ukraine's Defense Ministry reports, citing Col. Gen. Petr Shulyak, ground forces commander. According to Shulyak, Ukraine received USD 38.8 million in 2003 and 25.3 million so far this year from the UN for peacekeeping duties.