The project “the Wall”: the Ukrainian border guards said on the final stage of construction of fortifications on the border with Russia in Kharkiv regionUncategorized May 20, 2017
The head of the state border service of Ukraine Viktor Nazarenko told why the construction of fortifications on the border with Russia is not moving as fast as we would like, reports “Ukrainian Truth”.
The project “the Wall” was approved in 2015. However, at the moment its construction is progressing slowly. The problem is related to the inferior funding of the project, foreseen by the plan of the Cabinet. According to the plan the construction should be completed until 2018. But in 2017 will be allocated 200 million UAH for the creation of all intellectual defense of the Ukrainian border, which is only 17% of the required amount.
“Today we received about 30 million and use the funds for this project. In 2015, was allocated 400 million, and it is only 40% of the target. With this associate and not too fast progress of this project. But he still needed, we will implement,” – said Nazarenko.
He also added that completing the construction of the “Wall” in Kharkiv region and begin work in the Sumy and Luhansk regions.
“From mid-2015 and to date we have arranged more than 273 km anti-vehicle trenches, 47 km control and tracking strips, 83 km of protective fence, 153 km romatnic roads,” – said Nazarenko.
Earlier it was reported that the Ukrainian-Russian border was spotted a column of Russian tanks moving North.