Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk predicts the end of the arrangement of the whole area of the Russian-Ukrainian border before the end of 2018, reports Ukrainian news Agency " UKRINFORM ".
at first the Authorities of Ukraine told about the intention to build a modern powerful complex of fortifications on the border line with Russia, the project was named " the Wall ". Later it was renamed the " European Val ". The Ukrainian authorities suggest to implement the project in 3 years.
"Provided, that the work will be completed before the end of 2018 ", - said Yatsenyuk on the last working day of the week correspondents on the outcome of the inspection the management of the boundary in the international checkpoint "sen'kivka" in the Chernihiv region.
According to the Prime Minister, for the total Cost of the project is 4 billion hryvnia (194 million dollars), of which 2, 5 billion hryvnia (121 million dollars) will be aimed at establishing an electronic means of capturing, 1. 5 billion ($72 million) will be spent on construction work. For the construction of borders in the 2014-2015 year already spent 160 million UAH (7, 7 million dollars). This money, As explained by Yatsenyuk, came from international financial assistance.
As noted the head of government, the construction of the border designed to protect against penetration into Ukraine of subversive groups, and the trafficking of weapons and illegal circulation of narcotic substances.
Yatsenyuk added that the project on construction of the border focuses on the electronic system of surveillance over the border: it provides, in the 1st turn, the ability to identify violators by all means and methods four electronic identification Both on the ground and from the air, and among them involving unmanned aerial vehicles. All recorded electronic data to come to the operator, who decides How to act in this or another situation, or to prevent illegal infiltration across the border.