In Lugansk region began the construction of the “Wall”

В Луганской области началось строительство "Стены"

In the Luhansk region began to build a “Wall” on border with Russia

“The wall” on the border with Russia are going to build until 2018.

A former Governor of Luhansk region, Deputy Minister for the occupied territories George Tooke announced the start of construction of the “Wall” on the border with Russia. This he said on the 112 Ukraine.

“About 30 minutes ago I had a conversation with the guards. I want to say that work has already begun. Of profit of team of geologists, surveyors. We are currently working on a survey on the state of the soil, preparatory work for the execution of technical tasks. There are two powerful groups, which move along the boundary toward the second one,” he told Tuka.

He stated that at the moment, experts have discovered two sites that local farmers in spite of all the warnings sown cereals.

Tuck believes that in conditions of normal financing the construction work will be completed in time – until 2018.

He also explained that it is not about the wall itself. “In some areas, this will be the dividing mesh to prevent border crossing by livestock or people. On some of the most dangerous sections in terms of tank attacks – there will be constructed antitank ditches,” said Tuck.

We will remind, the project “the Wall” on the border with Russia in 2014, has proposed Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. In June of the same year, the Cabinet approved the project, whose cost is about $ 150 million.

Now the project is only partially implemented in Kharkiv and Chernihiv regions. To build facilities on the border with Russia in the Sumy and Luhansk regions plan this year and continue into 2017.