The state frontier service of Ukraine continues to build on the borderline with Russia, the complex of fortifications – for two years, 250 miles of dug anti-tank ditches, said on Thursday the press-service of the Ministry.
"Just allocated funds for 2015-2016 was equipped with more than 250 kilometers of anti-tank ditches, 40 kilometers of control strips, more than 110 kilometers of lateral roads and 75 miles of protective fencing, installed an observation tower. There are strong points For troops and defenses To passengers at checkpoints, purchased technical equipment, deployed a video system of technical supervision and defeats, and more. Also acquired four mobile combat module " Triton ". Currently, work is underway to improve the level of technical component of border protection ", – quoted by RIA "Novosti" letter of the Ministry. In the border service said that in 2016, work on improvement of the Ukrainian-Russian border is expected to finish at the site of the Kharkiv region and start in the Luhansk region. For these purposes, the budget provides over 7, 6 million, of which approximately 4, 6 million already credited to the account of the state border service. Recall, 18 August the Prosecutor General's office of Ukraine brought the case under the criminal code on the fact of embezzlement of 2 million hryvnias (about 75 thousand Dollars) budgeted for the project for the construction of fortifications on the border line with Russia, " the Wall ". As mentioned by the print edition OPINION, the project "the Wall" – one of the most important and costly projects of Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk times. In July the extra fractional people's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada, Borislav Bereza criticized the project, initiated by the former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk on the construction of fortifications on the border line with Russia, saying that he is even a wild rabbit will not stop. In the early autumn of 2014, the now former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said about the start of the project " the Wall ". Later, according to the media, he made the initiative to rename the project " European Val ". The then head of Department for international Affairs of the State Duma Alexei Pushkov criticized the project of the Kyiv authorities for the construction of the Ukrainian-Russian border, saying that Ukraine risks to be between 2 " walls ". Pushkov Also stated that the aim of the Ukrainian project "the Wall" is the theft of public money.