Zaluzhnyi donates $1M to Ukrainian Armed Forces

Zaluzhnyi donates $1M to Ukrainian Armed Forces

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Valerii Zaluzhnyi, has donated $1 million to the army from his inheritance.

That's according to The New York Times, Ukrinform reports.

According to the report, Zaluzhnyi received the money as an inheritance from a Ukrainian American, Gregory Stepanets, according to the Stepanets family.

In January, the general donated the whole amount received to the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

The press service of the Ukrainian Armed Forces confirmed the donation. The Ukrainian General Staff also confirmed the authenticity of this information to Ukrinform.

According to the National Bank of Ukraine, last year enterprises and private individuals transferred UAH 22.3 billion, or about $500 million, to the Ukrainian army.

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