The risk of terrorist acts may rise in the Ukraine closer to the local elections scheduled for 25 October, said on air of television channel Advisor to the head of the security service of Ukraine (SBU) Jaroslav antoniak.
Antoniak said that currently in Ukraine is extremely high level of terrorist threat, and threat of use of weapons, as, in daily practice discoveries throughout Ukraine, the country has got a large number of ammunition and weapons, as well as among them from the zone of hostilities in the Donbass.
"for this reason, the security service of Ukraine, within its competence, doing all they can to prevent such incidents, but to just wait, and the closer to the election, the more attempts to do something that would destabilize the situation ", - quotes the website of the TV channel on the first day of the week.
SBU periodically informed About the prevention of terrorist acts in the country and the discovery of illegal weapons.
The Ukrainian Government has appointed elections to local authorities on 25 October, the Authorities of the self-proclaimed LNR - on November 1, and DPR - 18 October. The Ukrainian head Petro Poroshenko has said that Donetsk and Lugansk are obliged to dispense with the holding of local elections, and tried to convince them to immediately begin discussions on the modalities of their conduct according to the Ukrainian laws. The authorities of Donetsk and Lugansk republics have many times stated About the conduct of local elections regardless of the wishes of Kiev and explained that Kiev is in the hands of individual adopted the law " On local elections ", not agreeing with LNR and DND, which does not comply with the Minsk agreements.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began almost 7, 9 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.