The war in Ukraine | Zelensky launches global crowdfunding campaign

(Kyiv) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced Thursday the launch of an online crowdfunding platform designed to help Kyiv win the war against Russia and rebuild the country’s infrastructure.

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“With one click, you can donate money to help our defenders, save civilians and rebuild Ukraine,” he said in English in a video posted on Twitter to announce the launch of the United24 platform.

“All funds will be transferred to the National Bank of Ukraine and allocated to the relevant ministries,” the Ukrainian president added, explaining that reports on the distribution of funds will be published “every 24 hours.”

“Only together can we stop the war and rebuild what Russia destroyed,” added Volodymyr Zelensky, who has used the Internet and social media extensively since the beginning of the war, to mobilize and draw attention to his country.

Volodymyr Zelensky stressed that Ukraine will “always remember” the contributions.

The platform on the site u24.gov.ua, specifies that funds will be distributed to answer in the issues of “defense and demining”, “medical assistance” and “reconstruction of Ukraine”.

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