Interior Ministry forecasts "hot" spots in local elections

16:45, 28 September 2015
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Kharkiv, Odesa, Dnipropetrovsk and Zakarpattia may become "hot" spots during the local elections, head of the operational headquarters of the Interior Ministry, Advisor to the Interior Minister Ivan Stoiko said at a briefing on the preparation of the law enforcement agencies for the local elections on October 25, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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"We believe that there will be a few "hot spots" during the elections. These are Kharkiv, Odesa, Dnipropetrovsk, and perhaps Zakarpattia," he said.

According to Stoiko, the political situation in the country may aggravate during local elections. The activity of sabotage and reconnaissance groups may also increase in this period.

Read alsoSunday blast near SBU's Odesa office investigated as terrorist attackIn addition, Stoiko said that a furious struggle between parties and candidates would take place during the elections.

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