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Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has said he supports giving Ukrainians the right to carry legal arms.

"Yes, I said this back in 2007 as interior minister, and today I am sure that, yes, from my point of view, it is necessary to introduce legalization of weapons... with a mandatory introduction of cartridge case repository, psychiatric drug and alcohol expert examination," he said in an interview with Dmytro Gordon, the Novoe Vremya weekly reported.

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As of today, Ukrainians are believed to be in possession of nearly 3-5 million illegal weapons across the country, he said.

Lutsenko also noted he supported legalization of prostitution, at the same time opposing re-introduction of death penalty and legalization of drugs.