The head of the Kharkiv region Igor rainin said That in the field have not yet initiated the project "the Wall" on the borderline with Russia, and are looking for peaceful purposes 19 million dollars.
"on our initiative along the border created fortifications. Already built 31 points, 27 of them put into use. What about the project " the Wall ", then its implementation could begin any day. Start of work was delayed due to the fact That not so long ago was finally summed up the estimate and approved the final Draft. Now you only have to find 400 million for its implementation ", - said in an interview to the newspaper " Arguments and facts. Ukraine " Rainin. First, 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 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.