Ukraine to spend 19 million on constructiuon of "The Wall" with Russia

18:18, 7 August 2017

The government intends to spend another 19.2 million U.S. dollars on construction of ‘The Wall’, the project aiming to strengthen the endangered section of the Ukrainian border, which neighbors Russia. Petro Tsygykal, the head of the State Border Guard of Ukraine said that at a briefing on Monday.

The Wall is the project initiated by the Ukrainian government in 2014. It consists of numerous defensive constructions, surveillance systems and is designed to boost the defense on the state border with Russia in case of further Russian aggression.