The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a law that increases the number of state border service of Ukraine on 3 thousand to 53 thousand people, informs on the first day of the week, the press service of the President.
currently the number of border service approved at the level of 50 thousand people, and among them 42 thousand soldiers.
in the explanatory paper for the law stated that the adoption of the law is necessary in connection with the situation in the East and the separation of Crimea from Ukraine, what we must take steps to resume monitoring at the border." One of the steps is the development of the legal basis for the density increase in the protection of the state border on threatening his directions, " according to the document.
in 2014 Ukrainian border guards have increased the number of its soldiers on the Ukrainian-Moldovan border, at the border line with the Crimea and the dividing line in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions. It was through the creation of a temporary military branches and the movement of border guards from other regions of Ukraine.
This, for its part, has reduced their numbers in other areas of the state border (in the North and West of the state). It is noted that the execution of the tasks requires a rotation of this staff, which is more than half a year acting in the area of conducting special operations.