Kiev is already equipped 180 kilometers of the Ukrainian-Russian border antitank ditches, constructed 546 kilometers of fortification barriers, 39 kilometers of barbed wire in the framework of the project " European Val ", said the Deputy head of the state border service of Ukraine Vasyl Servatus.
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.
"today, equipped with 180 kilometers of anti-tank ditches, 546 kilometers of fortification barriers, 39 miles of barbed wire, 175 bunkers and 897 trenches, identified six new observation towers on the implementation of the plan with the budget received 139 million hryvnia (6, three million dollars) out of 300 million hryvnia (13, 6 million) envisaged for this year," he said Wednesday at a meeting of the government of Servatus.
first Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Hennadiy Zubko said that the construction of fortifications in the East of Ukraine is 100% completed.