However, the low investment attractiveness of Ukraine, misuse of public funds, as well as a lack of experience may lead to the fact that the Euro 2012 in Ukraine will turn into a holiday from football in a serious economic problem. Deputy Prime Minister Boris Kolesnikov during the next visit to the stadium "Olympic" noted that the cost of reconstruction of the stadium, estimated at $ 550 million, is quite adequate and even 20% below the cost of building the main stadium in Warsaw. In turn, President Viktor Yanukovych during his visit to the "Olympic" has assured that construction will be completed this fall, and all the technical requirements UEFA will be satisfied in this case. However, despite the optimistic comments of power, the facts do not inspire this optimism. In 2011, when Ukraine is experiencing peak loads on a multi-billion foreign debt payments, a new budget for Euro 2012 is laid 18 billion USD (2.26 billion dollars.
U.S.). For comparison, the financing of health care in the budgeted 9 billion UAH. (1.132 billion dollars. USA), and on education – 18.5 bln. In this inflated figures and opacity of budgetary resources to prepare a championship – a topic for separate discussion. Can Ukraine afford to undertake such a large event like Euro 2012? The answer to this question is simple comparison figures. Commentary Fund "People First": When the government finally realizes that the devastation of the Treasury makes the payment of public debt impossible task? The size of external debt relative to GDP in Ukraine is one of the largest in the world.