Space for time at the Russian checkpoints on the border line with Ukraine have the opportunity to get armor.
about this stated the Head of Rosgranitsa Alex Shestopalov, reports RIA " Novosti ".
currently such Facilities are protected only by sandbags." Already have offers from suppliers about replacing areas of service hour barrier armored, So it is with bulletproof glass, "said Shestopalov at a press conference in MIA" Russia today ". The head of Rosgranitsa told that the checkpoints were first equipped the shelter, inspection pit, covered with armor plating " on the background of past incidents of shelling from Ukraine. Remember, both Russian and Ukrainian authorities in the last time period reported on the modernization of the border with his own hand. So, fifteen June it was declared about the fact that Ukraine in the framework of the project "European Val" dug up more than 100 km of anti-tank ditches on the border line with Russia." European Val "is a unilateral initiative of the Ukrainian leadership (initially, the Project was called "the Wall" ). In November of last year the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the decision of the President of Petro Poroshenko about the sole designation of the line of the Ukrainian-Russian border. The project involves the construction of trenches, ditches, and special objects. Not So long ago the Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk promised to finish the Project "the Wall" by the end of 2018. According to his statement, the total Cost of the project is 4 billion hryvnia (194 million dollars), of which 2, 5 billion (U.S. $ 121 million) will focus on the establishment of electronic means of tracking, 1, 5 billion (72 million dollars) will be spent on construction work. For the construction of borders in 2014-2015 is Already spent 160 million hryvnia (7, 7 million). At the end of may Russian border guards said that the Russian side also carries out research on the overlap of the boundary line. In the Rostov region along the Russian-Ukrainian border Already built more than 40 km of fences and dug out about 100 km of ditches.