Ukraine takes 17 place in rating on terrorism level

Source : 112 Ukraine

Iraq heads the rating
12:13, 15 November 2017

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Ukraine took the 17th place in the world rating on the terrorism. The Global Terrorism Index 2017 was published by the London Institute of Economics and Peace on November 15.

The experts put Ukraine into the list of countries with the high level of the terrorism and gave 6.56 points of 10. Somali, India, Turkey, Libya, Egypt and Sudan are also in TOP 20. Iraq headed the rating.

Related: Number of terrorists killed in Donbas three times higher than dead Ukrainian soldiers

According to the rating, 46 incidents considered as the terrorist attacks took place in Ukraine in 2017. 11 people died and 11 suffered in the result of them.

Ukraine took the 11th place in 2016 with 7 points.

Daniel Hyslop, the representative of the Institute noted that Ukraine is one of the ten countries where the situation with the terrorism improves.

'Only the Donetsk People's Republic attacks Ukraine but the attacks less intensive than two years ago'. 

There is any country of Western Europe in the TOP 20 of the Global Terrorism Index 2017. However, the greatest influence of the terrorism is observed in France. It took 23rd place with 5.96 points.

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The US took 32nd place with 5.43 points and the next place is occupied by Russia with 5.33 points.

According to the Institute, the biggest amount of deaths in 2017 is on the trust of the ISIS militants.

Related: Russian special services planned terrorist acts, targeting 1,600 Ukrainian law enforcers

According to the SBU, it prevented dozens of the terrorist attacks since the beginning of the Russian aggression. The SBU investigates more than 15 000 criminal proceedings against the crimes against the national security and defense, territorial integrity and terrorism. 22 terrorist attacks were prevented during 2016-2017. 114 members of the sabotage groups were detained.

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