The construction site of the Russian-Ukrainian border in the Kharkiv region will be completed by the end of 2018, the next phase will be the border in Sumy region. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine on Thursday citing Deputy Minister Vadim Troyan.
“In the Kharkiv region, the border 270 miles. 220 we have already established. This year all work will be completed. The next phase of construction of the Russian-Ukrainian border in Sumy area. Now this process has begun in coordination with the local authorities,” – said Trojan.
Deputy interior Minister also noted that the engineering development of the state border continues, “despite the opposition of Pro-Russian forces”.
Recall, November 19, 2014 the Cabinet of Ministers Arseniy Yatsenyuk took the decision to approve the decree of the President about the designation of the line of the Ukrainian-Russian border. The project involved the construction of trenches, ditches, as well as special objects and changed several times.
July 13, it became known that the Prosecutor General’s office is investigating the embezzlement and misappropriation by the officials of the state border service of budgetary funds for the sum over 100 million UAH during the construction of the so-called project “the Wall”.
According to the information in 2016-2017 during the construction of the Ukrainian-Russian border with the help of diagrams the officials of the state border service jointly with private entrepreneurs by acquisition in favor of the state on goods, works and services carried out embezzlement and misappropriation of budget funds in the amount of over UAH 100 million.