The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the "Liberation" of Mariupol became "one of the most brilliant pages of" special operations ".
"The liberation of Mariupol became one of the most brilliant pages of the ATO. The main thing - the will of the Ukrainian people and the citizens of Mariupol!" - printed in own Twitter Poroshenko." Free Patriotic Ukrainian city of Mariupol by the fact of its existence annoys the enemy. We never told anyone Mariupol will not give up. My order is currently being 300 strongholds. All Mariupol state protects!" - reported in the report on Twitter. The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko inspects fortifications near Mariupol. First of Ukrainian people's deputies of the faction "Self-help" revealed that fortification military government building in Mariupol.
On April 19, the head of Kharkiv regional state administration Ihor rainin said that at the border line with Russia, as well as within adjacent to the area of military operations, will be built 3 lines Oborony it was announced that at the intersection of Belgorod and Kharkiv highway ring road build trenches, where it will be military to counter a possible attack by Russian army. On 14 March, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko asked in a persistent form as soon as possible to build commandos defense in Donbass." Each region should make its own contribution to the fortification works if We do not wish to meet the enemy in their own city, " he said. At the same time Poroshenko approved the construction of fortifications.