Donetsk, Jul 29 – DAN.  Donetsk People’s Republic authorities provided financial aid to 82 residents of Kiev-held areas of Donbass over the past week, the Republic’s Labour and Social Policy Ministry said on Monday.

“Financial support was paid to 82 compatriots residing in Kiev-held areas of Donbass. The total of 984 thousand rubles were allocated."

The DPR has implemented the humanitarian programme since February 2017. Its objective is to strengthen cultural, humanitarian and professional ties and provide social and public services. The Republic provides medical and financial support and allocates higher education quotas to residents of Kiev-held areas; it also carries out events to maintain spiritual and cultural values of the region.*ot*pp