Governor of the Donetsk region Pavlo Zhebrivsky wrote on Facebook Friday.
However, he noted, "I have repeatedly emphasized that the future of the region belongs to high-tech industry. The economic breakthrough is impossible without research. Universities, research centers should become providers of these changes."
Zhebrivskyi said that the regional government "is ready to provide financial resources" to support universities. "We have already encouraging prospects. A Norwegian fund is interested to partner in the formation of IT cluster in the Donetsk region," the official stated.