Human casualties, but also material damage and economic consequences
Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has killed not only the military and civilians but also caused an unprecedented wave of property damage. The economic and infrastructure consequences in the neighboring country will worsen as the attack by Russian troops intensifies.
Reconstruction Fund for Ukraine
USR MEP Vlad Gheorghe called on the European Commission to set up a Reconstruction Fund for Ukraine, to be funded mainly by frozen Russian assets through sanctions imposed on Russia by the European Community.
“Ukraine’s prospects of joining the European Union are not enough to guarantee a prosperous future for the citizens who now see their war-torn country. We have a duty to do everything in our power to support Ukraine’s recovery from the disastrous attack by the Kremlin leader who brought the war back to Europe in 2022, “said the USR MEP.
Resources from sanctions on Russia
Vlad Gheorghe would like the European Commission to centralize resources from sanctions on Russia and to make funds available to Ukraine, along with funds from other EU funding lines, to use them exclusively for the reconstruction of energy and transport infrastructure. medical and administrative damage destroyed by Russian bombing.
“We have all seen Russian troops attack any building without any discernment: kindergartens, hospitals, blocks of flats and even nuclear power plants. A country the size of Ukraine that is suffering from such losses is undoubtedly having an impact on the EU economy. So by helping Ukraine, we are also helping ourselves and the economies of the Member States, “the MEP insists. Russia bears full responsibility for the destruction of the Ukrainian economy, and should therefore bear the full cost of its recovery, according to a request to the European Commission by Vlad Gheorghe, a member of the Renew Europe group.
The frozen goods of those who actively supported Vladimir Putin’s regime are the solution to the efficient and rapid compensation of the economic losses suffered by Ukraine following the Russian invasion. This is the opinion of the USR MEP who created the largest public group to support the Ukrainians who came to our country.
UNITED FOR UKRAINE
Since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Romania’s borders have been full of people fleeing the war. And the Romanians did not hesitate to come to their aid. The UNITED FOR UKRAINE – Об’εднанi за Украiну – United for Ukraine group currently has over 255,000 members and more than 15,000 accommodation, transport, food donations, etc. and their number is constantly increasing.